National / International News

National / International News

Shooting at Colorado clinic antithesis of pro-life movement, says priest

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CNS) — A priest who celebrates Mass every Friday morning on a sidewalk near the Planned Parenthood clinic targeted by a lone gunman Nov. 27 said the shooter's actions were the antithesis of the pro-life cause.

Pope names first Catholic bishop to oversee Anglican ordinariate

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Steven Lopes, a Catholic priest from California, as the new bishop who will head the Anglican Ordinariate in the United States and Canada.

Pope condemns Mali attacks, calls for acts of kindness in broken world

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Show kindness, understanding, and mercy in today's broken and wounded world, Pope Francis said.