Featured

  • Pope Francis calls for church with 'Amazonian and indigenous' face

    PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (CNS) -- Pope Francis called on indigenous people of the Amazon to work with missionaries and bishops to shape a church with an "Amazonian and indigenous" face. The pope pledged the church's "whole-hearted option for the defense ...

    More

Featured

  • Pope Francis calls for church with 'Amazonian and indigenous' face

    PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (CNS) -- Pope Francis called on indigenous people of the Amazon to work with missionaries and bishops to shape a church with an "Amazonian and indigenous" face. The pope pledged the church's "whole-hearted option for the defense ...

    More
  • Thousands of youth gather to rally, pray before March for Life

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Capital One Arena in Washington, which typically hosts professional basketball and hockey games and sold-out concerts, was filled with thousands of youth from around the country who gathered there Jan. 19 to stand up for life. The ...

    More
  • Pro-life marchers want their message to transcend politics

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In a sea of printed signs and huge student groups in colorful toboggan caps at the March for Life rally, Ed York was an outlier. He'd made the two-hour drive to the National Mall Jan. 19 from his home in Martinsburg, West Virginia, ...

    More
Breaking
   
   
Latest News

Pro-life marchers want their message to transcend politics


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In a sea of printed signs and huge student groups in colorful toboggan caps at the March for Life rally, Ed York was an outlier. He'd made the two-hour drive to the National Mall Jan. 19 from his home in Martinsburg, West Virginia, not with a group on a bus pilgrimage, but only with his daughter Autumn and a small homemade placard emblazoned "As a Former Fetus, I Oppose Abortion."

Read more

Cardinal Dolan invokes Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in march vigil homily


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan invoked the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during a homily at the Jan. 18 Mass that opened the National Prayer Vigil for Life. Like "Pastor King," as Cardinal Dolan referred to him throughout his homily, "our belief in the dignity of the human person and the sacredness of all human life propels us to concern for human life wherever, whenever, and however it is threatened, from racial antagonism to justice for immigrants, from the war-torn to the hungry," the prelate said.

Read more

True believers want peace for Jerusalem, pope tells imam


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Christians, Muslims and Jews who are sincere about their faith must be committed to protecting the special character of Jerusalem and to praying and working for peace in the Holy Land, Pope Francis wrote in a letter to the grand imam of Egypt's al-Azhar University.

Read more

Forming the Future: The school family of St. Charles School, Woburn


WOBURN -- Samantha Smith is in seventh grade at St. Charles School in Woburn. Her brother, Matt Smith, is in fourth. Their mother went to school there, as did their uncle and grandfather. All visit the school regularly for various events throughout the year, and their grandfather, Samantha and Matt said, loves to regale them with stories of his time there, back when the computer lab was years away and the desks had "openings for quill pens."

Read more

Dr. Jack P. Calareso named the sixth president of Laboure College in Milton


The board of directors of Laboure College announced this week that Jack P. Calareso has been named the sixth president of the Milton college, effective Jan. 8. Celebrating 125 years in healthcare education, Laboure is the longest provider of nurses in the Boston area. Laboure College is an independent, private, non-profit, Catholic college, specializing in nursing and healthcare career education.

Read more

Civil rights activist recalls protests at MLK prayer breakfast


ROXBURY -- Roxbury-resident Mimi Jones was 13 when she first saw the inside of a jail cell. It was 1961, and the cell, meant to house only around four prisoners at a time, held 10 or 15 youth. It was night, and the youth had been walking through the streets of Albany, Georgia with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., protesting the systematic racial segregation and oppression at that time.

Read more
Local News
Photo Galleries
Opinion
View all

What are you looking for?

More
Movie Reviews