Wednesday, September 26, 2018

International Catholic News

50 years later, nun sees results of pope-patriarch meeting

By Judith Sudilovsky JERUSALEM (CNS) -- In 1964, when Sister Frieda Nasser was 16, she was among 12 girls chosen to greet Pope Paul VI as he entered Bethlehem, West...

Nigerian church groups organize prayers for missing schoolgirls

LAGOS, Nigeria (CNS) -- Religious groups in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state have organized prayer sessions and other activities to support the rescue of kidnapped schoolgirls. But Hassanah Mohammed, a resident...

‘Million-woman march’ in Nigeria to protest Boko Haram kidnappings

A “million-woman march” has been organized in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, to protest Boko Haram’s recent abduction of over 200 schoolgirls from Chibok, a town in the northeastern portion of...

Catholic Charities agencies helping storm-damaged southern U.S.

By Carol Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Catholic Charities agencies were on the ground assessing damage after a series of storms with deadly tornadoes and massive floods swept through the southern...

In Holy Land, it’s ‘I am Christian’; denominations aren’t so important

By Judith Sudilovsky JIFNA, West Bank (CNS) -- Suheir Saliba was running late as she prepared to go to the Easter Divine Liturgy with her husband, Aimad Kamal, and his...

Killings at Jewish community center mourned; Catholic woman among dead

By Catholic News Service OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Outpourings of grief and support came in response to the murder of three people at two Jewish-run facilities in the Kansas City...

Pope honours Jesuit killed in Syria, pleads for end to violence

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis said the assassination of "my confrere," a 75-year-old Dutch Jesuit in Syria, "filled me with deep sadness and made me think...

Featured News

Celebrity chef priest to tell of food and God’s love

A priest, celebrity chef, martial arts instructor, break-dancer, award-winning author, radio and TV show host — Fr Leo Patalinghug — is coming to New Zealand in November with a message that centres around...