Being meek does not mean being a pushover, pope says at audience

Pope Francis puts a pacifier in a baby's mouth.

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Those who are meek are patient, gentle and merciful, drawing people together and salvaging relationships, Pope Francis said.

British Columbia couple on quarantined cruise ship relying on faith

Marichu and Ding Camales-Torrijos, of St. Matthew Parish in Vancouver, British Columbia, pose wearing protective masks during a brief walk outdoors on the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (CNS)  ̶   The morning routine hasn't changed for Marichu and Ding Camales-Torrijos since they and all other passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship were quarantined following discovery of the coronavirus on board.

Remains of aborted babies now in final resting place in Indiana cemetery

grave marker for unborn

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (CNS) — A cold, gray, wintry day in South Bend seemed like an appropriate setting for the burial of 2,411 aborted babies, whose remains were interred in Southlawn Cemetery in the city Feb. 12.