Catholic News Service

Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON – In the nation's capital, a $15 museum ticket and pair of 3-D glasses is the passport Christian pilgrims and others need to experience what may be the holiest site in Christianity.
VATICAN CITY – Science, technology, religion and the humanities need to work together for their mutual benefit and to safeguard humanity, Pope Francis said.
VATICAN CITY – People have a basic choice in the way they live: either striving to build up treasures on earth or giving to others in order to gain heaven, Pope Francis said.
DETROIT – Blessed Solanus Casey always said that "as long as there is a spark of faith," there can be no discouragement or sorrow, said Cardinal Angelo Amato, head of the Vatican's Congregation for Saints' Causes.
During his brief pontificate in 1978, Pope John Paul I delivered 19 speeches, many of which included folksy stories and examples from his own life.
SAGAR, India – A Catholic bishop has sought protection for the Christian community in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh after Hindu nationalists marched through the streets waving burning torches and denouncing missionaries.
VATICAN CITY – Denial or indifference when it comes to climate change will not help further honest research or facilitate finding adequate solutions, Pope Francis told government leaders attending a meeting on implementing the Paris accord.
CANBERRA, Australia – After a majority of Australians indicated they favored same-sex marriage, Australia's bishops said legislators must ensure that any new law on marriage includes protection for religious freedom.
VATICAN CITY – Mass is the highest form of prayer and not an appropriate moment for small talk, Pope Francis said.
MANCHESTER, England – The terms "mother" and "father" will be banned from Catholic schools' admissions forms in England and Wales following a complaint the terms discriminated against gay and stepparents.