SPENCER, Mass. (CNS) -- The whoosh of the beer tap opening, the gentle
glug of the golden brew pouring into the goblet and the sizzle of the
foaming mousse are joyous sounds to Trappist Brother Jonah Pociadlo's
ears as he prepares to savor the signature ale created in his
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) -- In 2000, Briar Cliff University grad Brett Meister was given the opportunity to meet a future saint.
If circumstances play out, the Marcus native may claim to have met two.
As senior vice president of communications for the world-famous Harlem
Globetrotters, Meister coordinated a meeting with Pope Francis ...
Though he lived simply, among the few remaining belongings left in a room where he lived as archbishop of San Salvador, ...
Members of the unicameral body gave final approval to the bill with a 32-15 vote.
At a news conference a week earlier, Archbishop ...
ASSISI, Italy (CNS) -- Delegates to the general chapter of the
Franciscans elected U.S. Franciscan Father Michael Perry to a six-year
term as head of the order after he had served in the role for two years.
Father Perry, 60, was elected in 2013 to complete the six-year term of
Spanish-born Franciscan ...
EASTON, Mass. (CNS) -- Presentation of the "positio," or official
position paper, on the life and holiness of Father Patrick Peyton to a
Vatican congregation is the latest step in the sainthood cause of the
Holy Cross priest.
A May 18 statement issued by Holy Cross Family Ministries in Easton said
KATHMANDU, Nepal (CNS) -- Members of the Missionaries of Charity had to
spend more than two hours waiting at police headquarters for clearance
before they could deliver food, blankets and other promised relief to
earthquake victims in a remote mountainous area of Nepal.
The group of six sisters, eight brothers and about ...
SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) -- More than 500 people gathered for a family picnic
at a San Francisco park May 16 to show support for Archbishop Salvatore
J. Cordileone, who has faced a barrage of criticism from some
Catholics, civic leaders and the media over proposed morality clauses
for Catholic school teacher ...
Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi issued a statement May 19 in response to
media reports that the ...
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (CNS) -- Over the years, Carlos Colorado has become a modern prophet of sorts. His message is to extol the life of his hero: slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero. But his soapbox isn't a street corner in California, where he lives.
For years, he has taken his ...
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Reaction was mixed to the May 15 jury sentencing of
death for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon
Tsarnaev had been convicted April 8 of all 30 counts lodged against him
in the bombing, which killed three people and injured hundreds. Of those
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Are frozen embryos human beings worthy of dignity
and respect or are they property subject to contractual obligations?
That is the legal question surrounding the dispute between actress Sofia
Vergara and her former fiance, businessman Nick Loeb, over two female
embryos they created in 2013. Loeb, who wants to ...
Minutes later, in the black-and-white habit of a Benedictine nun, she is equally at home singing psalms and praying ...
However, with action inspired by good stewardship and solidarity, people can ensure that the earth is "a nurturing home for every man, woman and child in every country and in ...