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02 Mar 2017 – BANGALORE, India (CNS) — The Salesians have organized a special prayer meeting to mark the one-year anniversary of the kidnapping of Indian Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil.  Read more...
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02 Mar 2017 – AL-UM-KUNDUN, Jordan (CNS) — Catholic leaders have expressed concern for tens of thousands of Iraqi Christian refugees sheltering in Jordan as access to international aid tightens with crises deepening in the Middle East and elsewhere.  Read more...
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01 Mar 2017 – BATON ROUGE, La. (CNS) — Meghan Matt didn’t plan to go to the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport when she woke up Feb. 11.  Read more...
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27 Feb 2017 – BEIRUT (CNS) — The Melkite Catholic Church resumed its Synod of Bishops after a nearly eight-month interruption.  Read more...
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23 Feb 2017 – The Vatican and al-Azhar University, Sunni Islam's leading institution of higher learning, called for the world's governments, organizations and leaders to cooperate with each other in countering extremist and violent groups, noting that such groups “have negatively impacted stability and peaceful coexistence among peoples.”  Read more...
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16 Feb 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Humankind will have to answer to God for the bloodshed of the innocent victims of war, and the blood spilled by greed and arms trafficking, Pope Francis said.  Read more...
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15 Feb 2017 – OXFORD, England (CNS) — A prominent Catholic ecumenist has urged a better understanding of the Russian Orthodox Church.  Read more...
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14 Feb 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Growing tension, conflict and violence around the world challenge religious leaders to support dialogue and work together to promote universal moral values, a Vatican official said.  Read more...


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