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    Sep 22, 2014

    Pope names panel to streamline marriage annulment process

    By Francis X. Rocca
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Two weeks before the start of an extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family, the Vatican announced the formation of a special commission to reform the process of granting marriage annulments.

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    Sep 21, 2014

    Don't use God as 'armor' for waging violence, pope says in Albania


    (CNS photos/Paul Haring)

    By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
    TIRANA, Albania (CNS) -- In a world "where an authentic religious spirit is being perverted and where religious differences are being distorted and

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    Sep 21, 2014

    Springfield walk takes message of nonviolence to the streets

     

    Story and photos by Terence Hegarty
    SPRINGFIELD – They walked, they chanted, they carried signs and banners, all to proclaim a message of nonviolence

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    Sep 20, 2014

    Bishop Cupich named to succeed Cardinal George as Chicago archbishop 


    (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

    By Catholic News Service
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Pope Francis has named Bishop Blase J. Cupich of Spokane, Washington, as archbishop of Chicago, succeeding Cardinal


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