Pope says there is no quick fix for priest shortage in Amazon region

Jesuit Father Alfredo Ferro celebrates Mass July 14, 2019, in the indigenous community of Nazaret, Colombia.

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis acknowledged the serious shortage of priests in remote areas of the Amazon, but he insisted not all avenues have been exhausted to address the issue.


Knights of Columbus celebrate 100 years of charity in Rome

Supreme Knight Carl Anderson

Rome, Italy (CNA) — A group of the Knights of Columbus are on pilgrimage in Rome to celebrate 100 years of their charitable presence in the Eternal City.


Even before airing, Dorothy Day film tops Amazon documentary chart

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Dorothy Day, whose life was a series of seeming contradictions, might be bemused at this one: The DVD version of a documentary about her life has, more than a month before the film reaches the PBS airwaves, made it to the top spot on the Amazon documentary sales chart.