The Catholic Church has joined relief efforts as unprecedented floods and landslides continue to wreak havoc in India’s Kerala state, killing 75 people within a week.
Bishop George V. Murry, speaking to bishops gathered Nov. 13 for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops fall gathering in Baltimore, said that while racism was not unique to the United States, it “lives in a particular and pernicious way in our country, in large part because of the experience of the historic evil of slavery.”
Historian and writer is shares concern in the new book, “The American Spirit,” about our young Americans who historically don’t know who we are or where we’re headed and do not have a sense of where we came from.
The Catholic Church has a rich tradition that encourages us to respect and reach out to people with mental health conditions.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CNS) — Heroin and painkillers plague the streets of U.S. cities and small towns. Mexican drug cartels have turned swaths of that country into battle zones. In South Africa, young people are getting hooked on a drug made from a medication meant to fight HIV. Around the globe, a worldwide addiction […]
The first U.S. presidential visit to Cuba in almost 90 years and the diplomatic dysfunction on display over human rights concerns there underscores the need for the church to be a viable alternative to helping the Cuban people, according to one observer. “There is no question there are tremendous differences between both countries, and the […]