Trump signs new executive order on refugees, excludes Iraq from ban

WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Donald Trump's new executive order temporarily banning refugees from certain majority-Muslim countries, signed March 6, now excludes Iraq from the ban.


Bible, like cellphone, should be carried always, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians should care about reading God's messages in the Bible as much as they care about checking messages on their cellphones, Pope Francis said.


Don't worry how it's spent, always give homeless a handout, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — People who don't give money to the homeless because they think it will be spent on alcohol and not food should ask themselves what guilty pleasures they are secretly spending money on, Pope Francis said.