TV anchor says ‘integrity, compassion, sacrifice’ is what matters in life

NEW YORK (CNS) — The value of a person’s life “is seen in every act of integrity, compassion or sacrifice that enriches and encourages others,” Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Ernie Anastos said in receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Christophers. The award recognizes individuals whose personal and professional contributions to making the world a better […]

Lawmakers say Obama’s actions in Vietnam ignore human rights abuses

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, said May 24 that President Barack Obama’s decision to lift the arms embargo in Vietnam “failed to advance long-term U.S. interests.” Smith was joined by Reps. Barbara Comstock, R-Virginia, and Alan Lowenthal, D-California, and Vietnamese human rights activists at a news conference on Capitol Hill. “President Obama […]

Cincinnati parishioners learn to ‘Civilize It’ during election season

CLEVELAND (CNS) — Amid the anger, the attacks and the sometimes boisterous nature of this year’s presidential campaign, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is encouraging parishioners to remember that civility in politics is a virtue. To bring the point home, the archdiocesan Catholic Social Action Office has unveiled the “Civilize It” campaign, stressing that respectful dialogue […]