Vatican, World Youth Day officials release pope's Panama itinerary

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When Pope Francis visits Panama for World Youth Day, he will meet with young people not able to attend the festivities: some in jail and with some living with HIV.

Crowd comes to march for different reasons but same message: Defend life

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The ritual sights of the annual March for Life never seem to change.

Shutdown finds Catholic Charities agencies working to meet growing needs

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Robert Archie knows he'd be homeless if it wasn't for the Rapid Re-housing program run by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Trenton, New Jersey.