Amid Louisiana floods, victims become helpers

BATON ROUGE, La. (CNA/EWTN News) — In southern Louisiana, the flooding is perhaps unprecedented. And the local Catholic Charities is stepping up to help, even as its own staff is affected by the disasters.


Violence in Milwaukee unrest 'a self-inflicted wound,' says archbishop

MILWAUKEE (CNS) — Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki of Milwaukee called the violence that broke out in the city as part of protests over the fatal police shooting of an African-American man "a self-inflicted wound."


Gymnast keeps rosary — a gift from her mom — close when she competes

RIO DI JANEIRO (CNS) -- U.S. Olympic gymnast and gold medalist Simone Biles says when she travels, she sometimes takes with her a statue of St. Sebastian, the patron saint of athletes, and she also carries a rosary her mother gave her.