National / International News

National / International News

U.S. bishop says personal stories in Nagasaki, Hiroshima changed him

NAGASAKI, Japan (CNS) -- A U.S. bishop who visited Japan for the 70th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki said he is a changed man after having come face to face with survivors of the U.S. bombs.

Pope to Knights: Thank you for your steadfast witness to truth of marriage

PHILADELPHIA (CNA/EWTN News) -- Pope Francis thanked the Knights of Columbus for their support of Christian marriage in a message to their 133rd Supreme Convention this week. The letter comes less than two months before the Pope’s visit to the United States for the World Meeting of Families at the end of September.

In Japan, U.S. bishop says USCCB will push for nuclear disarmament

HIROSHIMA, Japan (CNS) -- For a long minute on a sunny morning, silence fell over the memorial park that commemorates the Aug. 6, 1945, atomic bombing of the city.