Pope approves new path to sainthood: heroic act of loving service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has approved a fourth pathway to possible sainthood — giving one's life in a heroic act of loving service to others.

Pope: Caring for creation means caring for your brother and sister

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — Pope Francis Friday sent a message to an international congress on care for our common home, reminding participants that caring for the environment ultimately means having responsibility for our fellow man.

Black Catholics at congress urged to 'listen, learn, think, act and pray'

ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) – United by the words of the prophet of social justice, Catholic Church leaders urged black Catholics to become active, just disciples of Christ.