Bryant relied on Catholic faith to see him through tough personal times



CALABASAS, Calif. (CNS) — As the world mourned the loss of basketball great Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others killed in a tragic helicopter crash Jan. 26, many recalled how Bryant gave much credit to his Catholic faith for seeing him through the bad times and strengthening his marriage and family.


Pope, Pence meet at the Vatican

Pope Francis greets U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during a private meeting at the Vatican Jan. 24, 2020.

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — After Pope Francis and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met privately for nearly an hour at the Vatican, Pence told the pope that his Roman Catholic mother will be pleased with the visit.

'Pro-Life is Pro-Woman': The 2020 March for Life

St. Mark youth attend the March for Life

Washington D.C. (CNA) — A crowd estimated in at least the tens of thousands flooded the National Mall for the March for Life on Friday.