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From Nigerian refugee to Capuchin priest: right where God needs him

By Dan Meloy  Catholic News Service DETROIT (CNS) — When Capuchin Franciscan Father Anthony Kote-Witah first walked into the Solanus Casey Center in Detroit, he knew it was where God was calling him. In 2013, the Nigerian-born human rights activist … Continue reading

Posted in U.S.

Sunday Scripture readings, May 26, 2019: How far away is God?

How distant is God? Looking up at the night sky, the answer might seem to be “infinitely.”

      But today’s Scripture readings give the opposite answer. God is infinitely close, these texts say, and — comparing infinities — wants to be even closer. Continue reading

Posted in "Speak to Me Lord", CNS columns

Bishop ‘profoundly saddened’ by deaths, damage from Midwest storms

UPDATED May 24, 2019 By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee May 24 called for “prayers for the victims and their grieving families and communities” affected by devastating storms from Texas to … Continue reading

Posted in Vatican

Students plan to raise nuclear weapon dangers in fall return to campuses

By Dennis Sadowski  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — At the start of his senior year at The Catholic University of America last fall, Tim Jones never thought he’d be joining a crash course on nuclear weapons policy within days … Continue reading

Posted in U.S., World

Family portraits, mutual support part of Caritas global assembly

By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle added a photo of his “Lolo Kim” to a mosaic of migrants, world leaders and Caritas workers to illustrate how humanity forms one family and … Continue reading

Posted in Vatican, World

Foster brotherhood, solidarity, pope tells new ambassadors

By Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Nations, like individuals, have a “solemn duty” to care for the poor and to work together to promote development, Pope Francis told a group of ambassadors beginning their service at the Vatican. International … Continue reading

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Christopher Leadership Award goes to CEO of Tunnel to Towers Foundation

By Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) — Frank Siller, chairman and CEO of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, is the 2019 recipient of the Christopher Leadership Award. He is being recognized by The Christophers “for the invaluable aid … Continue reading

Posted in U.S.