Panama's bishops see World Youth Day 2019 as bridge, 'fiesta Latina'

KRAKOW, Poland (CNS) — Panama, which will host World Youth Day in 2019, is a small country, but the head of its bishops' conference has no doubts the Church will be able to organize the event.


It's not right to equate Islam with violence, pope says

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM KRAKOW, Poland (CNS) ­­— An economy that focuses on the God of money, not human beings, is the foundation of terrorism, Pope Francis said.


Slain French priest was attack on 'all of us,' imam said

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Father Jacques Hamel's gruesome murder in northern France July 26 — by men claiming allegiance to the Islamic State — prompted sorrow and outrage from Muslim leaders around the world.