National / International News

National / International News

Pope: Living out one's faith is useless without a repentant heart

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Without a repentant heart, Christians can risk living out their faith superficially and fail to live out God's desire for "mercy, not sacrifice," Pope Francis said.

Pope names papal nuncio to Mexico to be new nuncio to the United States

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Christophe Pierre, papal nuncio to Mexico since 2007, to be the new apostolic nuncio to the United States.

U.S. bishops: don't rush in reading, interpreting pope's 'love letter' to families

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) — The United States bishops are welcoming Pope Francis’s new apostolic exhortation, Amoris laetitia, praising the pope’s call for careful encouragement and support of married life and engagement with families facing challenges.