Pope: Being envious, mean-spirited may be human, but it’s not Christian

Envy, jealousy and meanness are human instincts, but they are not Christian, the pope said.

Pope Francis passes Argentina

‘United by our common desire’ Archbishop Lori, interfaith leaders pray for peace in Iraq

UPDATED with collection amounts - Archbishop William E. Lori joined with Christian, Jewish and Muslim religious leaders Aug. 24 to pray for peace in Iraq.

Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien embraces Reverend Wolfgang D. Herz-Lane, Bishop of the Delaware Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, during a sharing of the sign of peace at an interfaith and ecumenical prayer service Aug. 24 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

Detroit’s ‘Mass mob’ movement beyond organizers’ ‘wildest expectations’

What started as a little push has turned into a tidal wave for the once-fledgling “Mass mob” movement.

More than 2,000 people attend Mass at historic St. Albertus Church in Detroit Aug. 10. The Mass was organized as part of a "Mass mob" movement to fill now-closed historic inner-city Detroit churches.  (CNS photo/Jonathan Francis, Archdiocese of Detroit)

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Catholic musician Matt Maher recalls Rio, says God won’t leave us
Aug 28 2014
As a singer, songwriter and worship leader, Matt Maher marvels that the heart of the Incarnation is Jesus engaging with people.

Archbishop Lori announces clergy assignments for August 2014
Aug 28 2014
Changes include pastor, associate pastor and special ministry assignments.

Pope: Being envious, mean-spirited may be human, but it’s not Christian
Aug 27 2014
Envy, jealousy and meanness are human instincts, but they are not Christian, the pope said.

Retired Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass with former doctoral students
Aug 26 2014
Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass and met briefly with his former doctoral students at the Vatican Aug. 24.

Force alone cannot stop ‘religious cleansing’ in Mideast, custos says
Aug 25 2014
“All religious communities must raise their voices against this abominatio," said the custos of the Holy Land.

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