Pope proposes care for creation as a new work of mercy

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Calling for concrete actions that benefit human life and the environment, Pope Francis proposed adding the care and protection of creation to the traditional list of corporal and spiritual works of mercy.

Missionaries of Charity Fathers find forgotten corners of Tijuana

TIJUANA, Mexico (CNS) -- The men trudged down the dusty road of an impoverished Tijuana neighborhood. The Sunday morning air was already arid and hot, but the small group was on a mission: They were heading to a tiny neighborhood community center, bearing lemonade, food and prayers for the local families.

Nation, world need gifts Latinos have to offer, says Archbishop Gomez

CHICAGO (CNS) -- Latino Catholics have many gifts and values to benefit the Church and society and the time is now to embrace them and share them.