Hush hour: Spirituality of silence is a journey toward God, priest says

Capuchin Father Emiliano Antenucci presents an image of Our Lady of Silence to Pope Francis at the Vatican March 22, 2019.

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis hung a bright red sign on his home-office door two summers ago that reads, "No Complaining Allowed."


Once imprisoned, Chinese woman now guides others to the Catholic faith

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SYDNEY (CNS) — A woman who spent 20 years imprisoned in China for being a faithful Catholic has helped hundreds of Chinese migrants convert to the faith in Australia.


Pro-life groups' campaign provides items to mothers, babies at border

Volunteers unload supplies including diapers, baby wipes, water, soap, rosary beads, Chapstick and other basic items at an immigrant respite center July 13, 2019, in McAllen, Texas.

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Shoelaces, rosaries, diapers, shampoo, Chapstick, baby wipes, water. Basic things that affirm one's humanity