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Advocates ask consumers to help improve plight of seafood industry workers

WASHINGTON—Advocates for those who work in the world’s oceans called on consumers to pay attention to the plight of workers who toil on the high seas to make seafood available. “There’s a lot of attention focused on seafood and our diet but not much attention paid to where our seafood comes from. The worker aspect […]

Bishops tell families to discover their own immigration stories during National Migration Week

WASHINGTON—Urging Americans to look at their families for stories of immigration, the president and vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called attention to the hardships and contributions of immigrants to American society as the U.S. church prepared to observe National Migration Week. Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston and Archbishop Jose H. […]

Success, well-being at any cost will deceive, disappoint, pope says

VATICAN CITY—Watch out for the tempting promises and easy rewards of false gods and idols because they always lead to confusion, disappointment and even death, Pope Francis said. “We are tempted to seek even fleeting comfort, which seems to fill the emptiness of solitude and ease the exertion of believing” in God, especially in times […]

Pope asks for warm hearts to help homeless deal with the cold

VATICAN CITY—Looking out over St. Peter’s Square where icicles hung from usually bubbling fountains, Pope Francis prayed for the homeless. The freeze in Rome, subzero temperatures in large parts of Europe and the United States, and heavy snowfalls in many areas in early January forced the closure of roads and schools and were blamed for […]

Guard the faith, make it grow, pope tells parents at baptism

VATICAN CITY—Parents are charged with guarding the faith given to their children at baptism and helping them become true witnesses by example rather than just rules, Pope Francis said. By asking the church for faith for their children through the sacrament of baptism, Christian parents have the task of helping their children to grow so […]

Syrians who never thought they’d need help turn to Caritas in Lebanon

ZAHLE, Lebanon—Balancing boxes and bags filled with warm clothes for his family, Malak Elias Mnayeri waited for a taxi in the near-freezing temperatures outside Caritas Lebanon’s center in Zahle, close to the Syrian border. “Today I feel like a real father,” he told Catholic News Service, discussing the necessities he would take to his two […]

Maternity leave: Why the pope wants the church to be a loving mother

VATICAN CITY—Mother’s Day came early this year at the Vatican. A number of feast days over the Advent and Christmas seasons gave Pope Francis a fresh opportunity to pay homage to the world’s mothers and insist further on how and why he wants the entire church to become more maternal. But who is this archetypal […]

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