Mercy received must be mercy shared, pope says at audience

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — God's mercy is infectious and must be shared with others, Pope Francis said.

Patience hailed as a virtue at eucharistic congress' closing Mass

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Practicing patience can be a great virtue, said Auxiliary Bishop Joseph N. Perry of Chicago in his homily at the Aug. 7 closing Mass of the African National Eucharistic Congress in Washington.

Mercy, poor at center of Blessed Teresa's canonization events

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The poor, the suffering, and those who minister to them will be at the center of celebrations leading up to the canonization of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata at the Vatican.