Using God’s name to try to justify violence and murder is “blasphemy,” Pope Francis said Nov. 15, speaking about the terrorist attacks on Paris.
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When Daniel Laliberte planned his Paris getaway with his wife, he had no clue he would end up being only meters away from the biggest terrorist attack Europe has known in the past decade.
An outpouring of grief, condolences and prayers came from Catholics across the United States in reaction to Nov. 13 evening attacks in Paris, attacks the French government said were carried out by three teams of Islamic State terrorists.
Church resettlement programs in the United States will continue to aid refugees who are fleeing violence and social ills despite calls that the country’s borders should be closed to anyone but Christians.
Catholic leaders around the world condemned terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut, offering prayers and condolences.
Brian T. Olszewski Catholic News Service MILWAUKEE — A nearly five-year chapter in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s history came to a close Nov. 9, when Chief Judge Susan V. Kelley of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin approved the archdiocese’s plan of reorganization. The plan calls for $21 million to be …
After 16 years, J. Kevin Appleby will leave his position as director of migration and public affairs at Migration and Refugee Services of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to join two organizations that work on migration policy issues.
It looked like prayer and the Lord were on Franciscan Sr. Alicia Torres’ side as she won a special Thanksgiving competition on the Food Network’s “Chopped,” which aired Nov. 9.
President Barack Obama may have denied the permit for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to carry tar sands oil from Alberta in western Canada to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries, but Nebraskans Susan and Jim Dunavan aren’t so sure the $8-billion project is dead yet.
Ken Chivers and Mark Alestra huddled around a computer Oct. 14 for the inaugural broadcast of Ablaze Radio in a converted storage room turned radio studio at St. Monica Church in Duluth.