St. Mary Magdalene is reminder of need for adoration, cardinal says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians are called to be like St. Mary Magdalene, who adored Christ upon finding Him, an action that has somewhat lost its meaning in the Church, said Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments.

Pope issues rules to help contemplative women be beacons for world

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In an effort to help contemplative women religious renew their life and mission in the Church and the world, Pope Francis issued a series of new rulings dealing with formation, assets, prayer life, authority, and autonomy.

In keynote, Courage's executive director focuses on sacrifice of chastity

WASHINGTON (CNS) — At the opening of the annual conference of a Catholic apostolate to those with same-sex attraction, attendees were reminded not to post photos from the event on social media and not even, while visiting the campus of The Catholic University of America, to announce to others why they were there, other than to attend a conference.