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How a Road Trip with a Retired Franciscan Led to a Jesuit Vocation

Are any experiences in our life truly random? I used to be the kind of person to say “Everything happens for a reason.” I don’t believe that anymore. Instead, I believe that God can give reason to all that happens. Including a cross country road trip.

Forty years after killings, Salvadoran city claims Maryknoll Sisters as its own

CHALATENANGO, El Salvador (CNS) — On a bright and clear January afternoon, Bishop Oswaldo Escobar...

Pandemic another burden for Black Catholic community in Miami Archdiocese

MIAMI (CNS) — The COVID-19 pandemic has been yet another burden for Miami-Dade County’s historic...

Like their counterparts a century ago, seminarians serve others amid pandemic

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — A century ago, seminarians from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood helped...

Pope meets with NBA players’ union delegation at the Vatican

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A delegation representing the National Basketball Players Association, a union representing...

Pope, in new book, talks about personal ‘lockdowns’ that changed his life

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While the coronavirus lockdowns and restrictions have interrupted people’s lives and...

Dream big, don’t settle for less, pope tells young people

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Young people today should not waste their lives dreaming of obtaining...

Christ the King: Drawing Close | One-Minute Homily

Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King. Ian Peoples, SJ, reflects on drawing close to the king who says, “Whatever you did for one of the least brothers of mine, you did for me.” Based on the readings for Sunday, November 22, 2020. I can’t really tell who that is…I think it’s Jesus? […]

The Last Vermeer

NEW YORK (CNS) — The interest high-ranking officials in the Third Reich showed in collecting...

Religious freedom advocates: Will new administration continue support?

WASHINGTON (CNS) — One of the most frequently expressed questions during an international religious freedom...