After Berlin attack, German Catholics unite in prayer

NUREMBERG, Germany (CNS) – In the wake of the terrorist attack on the Berlin Christmas market, Catholics across Germany were uniting to support the Christian community.


Pope: Take a break from busy holidays to prepare for real Christmas

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Make time to get ready for what Christmas really is about — the child born in Bethlehem signaling that "God is with us," Pope Francis said.


Give flesh to the Gospel like Mary did, pope says on Guadalupe feast

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Celebrating the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pope Francis described Mary as a strong woman who inspires believers to give "flesh to the Gospel" in societies often marked by distrust and blindness.