Pope makes 'Mercy Friday' visit to home for children

ROME (CNS) — Continuing his monthly Year of Mercy visits to people in particularly vulnerable situations, Pope Francis spent an afternoon Oct. 14 at Rome's SOS Children's Village.

Nun who witnessed multiple Eucharistic miracles on path to sainthood

LONDON, ENGLAND (CNA/EWTN) -- Mother Marie Adele Garnier led no ordinary life.

Marked with spiritual and physical suffering, visions of Christ, political upheaval, and a dramatically thwarted engagement early in her life, she eventually became the foundress of an order of sisters based in London that has now spread throughout the world.

Kurtz: Political discourse that demeans women, religion 'must change'

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Too much of the political discourse during this election year "has demeaned women and marginalized people of faith," the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said Oct. 14.