FOCUS chaplain says young people gathered to grow in faith is awe-inspiring

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a couple of short weeks, more than 12,500 people, mostly college students, plan to descend on San Antonio for the Jan. 3-7 SEEK2017 conference of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students.

After Berlin attack, German Catholics unite in prayer

NUREMBERG, Germany (CNS) – In the wake of the terrorist attack on the Berlin Christmas market, Catholics across Germany were uniting to support the Christian community.

Pope: Take a break from busy holidays to prepare for real Christmas

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Make time to get ready for what Christmas really is about — the child born in Bethlehem signaling that "God is with us," Pope Francis said.