National / International News

National / International News

Pope offers 'Stone Age' tips to youth for living well in digital world

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (CNS) -- Whether you still stick to books or magazines or get everything online, Pope Francis said all media should encourage and edify — not enslave. "Back in my day — the Stone Age — when a book was good, you read it; when the book was bad for you, you chucked it," he told hundreds of youth in Sarajevo June 6.


Church's humanitarian outreach ongoing for immigrants crossing border

MCALLEN, Texas (CNS) -- "My family and I were on the wrong side of the political fence," said Rita of Honduras in Spanish. Her last name has been omitted for her safety. "We received death threats, we were detained by the police for absolutely no reason.


Pope leads Rome's Corpus Christi procession on behalf of persecuted Christians

ROME (CNA/EWTN News) -- Persecuted Christians were remembered during Thursday's Corpus Christi procession in Rome, where Pope Francis told the thousands taking part to walk and pray in unity with those who cannot express their faith so openly.