Pray for those who scorn, take advantage of you, pope tells poor

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pray for those responsible for extreme poverty, for the rich who feast unaware of people in need at their door, and for priests who ignore those who are hurting, Pope Francis told people living a precarious existence.


Pro-life outreach's mobile clinics in U.S. cities serve pregnant women

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Save the Storks says that four out of five women who board a Stork Bus will choose life after seeing the ultrasound images of their unborn child.


National Catholic Council for Hispanic Ministry celebrates 25th anniversary

CHICAGO (CNS) — To reflect on the status of Hispanic ministry and the plan for a 2018 national meeting of Latino ministry, called "encuentro," religious leaders, bishops and officials from organizations that work with Latinos throughout the country met June 23-26 at the Catholic Theological Union on the South Side of Chicago.