Rain falls as Pope Francis walks past a statue of Mary and the Christ Child
as he celebrates Mass adjacent to the airport in Tacloban, Philippines, Jan.
CNS photo/Malacanang photo bureau handout via EPA
Pope Francis tells Filipinos to protect the family
By: Francis X. Rocca
MANILA, Philippines — Pope Francis told a crowd of an estimated 6 million gathered in a Manila park to protect the family “against insidious attacks and programs contrary to all that we hold true and ...
Catholic schools crucial to church’s mission
By: William Hill
The Diocese of Pittsburgh will celebrate Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 25-31 with many activities highlighting the theme “Catholic Schools — Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”
Living in the light of Blessed Teresa
By: William Cone
The vision and ministry of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta lives on with the many branches of the Missionaries of Charity, the religious order that she founded in India.
The Lay Missionaries of Charity ...
Lay Missionaries of Charity focus on humility, service
By: William Cone, Editor
Barbara Kralik, who works at Holy Trinity Parish in Robinson Township, was introduced to the Lay Missionaries of Charity in 2007. She completed two years of formation and made her first vows in Octobe ...
Look in the mirror
By: David Mills
You don’t get Christmas without organized religion. The beautiful service with the hymns and the lights and the good will and that great life-changing story about God lovin ...