Bishops vote to revise strategic priorities for the early 2020s

Cardinal DiNardo

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops voted overwhelmingly Nov. 11 in Baltimore on a revised set of strategic priorities to take them into the next decade.


With new decree, pope makes Vatican Secret Archives no longer 'secret'

Books are pictured in a cabinet in the Vatican Apostolic Archives.

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Citing the negative misinterpretations that the word "secret" implies, Pope Francis has changed the name of the Vatican Secret Archives to the Vatican Apostolic Archives.


Synod document: New ministries can serve evangelization in Amazon

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — To proclaim the Gospel message of hope, the Catholic Church in the Amazon must open new paths of evangelization in the region, including by instituting new ministries for lay men and women, the Synod of Bishops said.

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — To proclaim the Gospel message of hope, the Catholic Church in the Amazon must open new paths of evangelization in the region, including by instituting new ministries for lay men and women, the Synod of Bishops said.