FORT WORTH -- Joyful. That's how Nancy Eder described longtime friend Sister Bernice Knapek, SSMN, 77, who passed away Sept. 29 surrounded by her biological family and her religious family, the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur.
PHILADELPHIA -- God gave creation to the family. That’s the message Pope Francis gave to the thousands of people who turned out for the 8th World Meeting of Families (Sept. 22–25) in Philadelphia.
Sitting in a packed House Chamber as Pope Francis delivered an address to Congress Sept. 24, Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX) looked around the room and noticed the reaction of her colleagues.