International

God’s mailman: Blessed John Paul always delivered Gospel with a smile

By Catholic News Service | September 13, 2022 | 2 Comments

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – As the sainthood cause of Blessed John Paul I reached a major milestone with his beatification at the Vatican in early September, promoters and supporters of his cause hope his legacy continues to get the attention it deserves. His brief pontificate did not do justice to … Read More about God’s mailman: Blessed John Paul always delivered Gospel with a smile

Show me the honey: Maryland sisters find divine touch in beekeeping

By Catholic News Service | September 13, 2022 | 2 Comments

CATONSVILLE, Md. (CNS) – With an apron protecting her long, black religious habit, Sister Deborah Rose Rosado marvelled at the steady stream of thick, golden goo she poured into a small glass jar. Careful to stop the current as the sticky substance reached the container’s one-pint capacity, Sister Deborah Rose … Read More about Show me the honey: Maryland sisters find divine touch in beekeeping

Eritrean government rounds up teens from church service

By Catholic News Service | September 13, 2022 | 1 Comment

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) – Places of worship have become the latest target for the forced roundup of Eritrean teens to serve as soldiers, in what clerics describe as a deteriorating situation. For two years, 15- and 16-year-olds have been taken from towns and villages. Some are ending up on the … Read More about Eritrean government rounds up teens from church service

British Catholics pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

By Catholic News Service | September 9, 2022 | 2 Comments

By Simon Caldwell, Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England (CNS) — Catholics in the U.K. paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II following her death Sept. 8 and the end of a reign that lasted more than 70 years. The British sovereign died “peacefully” at Balmoral, the royal residence in Scotland, surrounded … Read More about British Catholics pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Michigan Ukrainian Catholic school welcomes nearly 100 war refugees

By Catholic News Service | September 2, 2022 | 1 Comment

By Daniel Meloy, Catholic News Service WARREN, Mich. (CNS) — Imagine you are 8 years old, and overnight, you have to leave your home — never to see it again, in all likelihood. You leave behind all your toys, your cousins, your dog, your neighborhood. Even your father stays behind … Read More about Michigan Ukrainian Catholic school welcomes nearly 100 war refugees

India’s first Dalit cardinal has his mission cut out

By Catholic News Service | September 1, 2022 | 1 Comment

By John Dayal, Catholic News Service India has just elected a tribal woman as the republic’s president. Now it has its first cardinal from a group that was, till 1947, considered “untouchable” – whose very shadow would pollute upper caste men and women, in any religion, including Christianity. The practice of untouchability … Read More about India’s first Dalit cardinal has his mission cut out