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.


Liturgical music crucial to grace, participation, says Texas cardinal

HOUSTON (CNS) -- Leading some 1,500 pastoral musicians in song, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston reminded attendees of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians 39th annual convention to "lean on the everlasting arms" of God in their music ministries


Priest's prayer reminds GOP convention of importance of all human life

CLEVELAND (CNS) -- When Msgr. Kieran Harrington delivered the invocation on the opening night of the Republican National Convention, it wasn't just a coincidence that he ended up on the same stage where high-scale politics would dominate for four days.