Pope issues rules to help contemplative women be beacons for world

Pope issues rule to help contemplative women renew their life and mission in the church and the world.

The Carmelite Sisters of Mount Carmel Convent in Nairobi, Kenya, ask their visitors from the United States to sign their guest book in this 2011 file photo. Pope Francis issued a series of new rulings dealing with formation, assets, prayer life, authority and autonomy of contemplative women. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

Pope sends cardinal to South Sudan to urge peace

Pope Francis sent a high-ranking cardinal to South Sudan to urge a peaceful end to the escalating violence in the country.

A worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross speaks on his phone July 16 as workers prepare to move bags containing bodies of unidentified people killed in the recent fighting in Juba, South Sudan. Pope Francis sent a high-ranking cardinal to South Sudan to urge for a peaceful end to the escalating violence in the country. (CNS photo/Jok Solomun, Reuters)

High-LI participants accept the mission of faith

High-LI is an annual weeklong summer leadership development program hosted by the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

The leadership skills of Jazmine Wangui and James Cardillo stood out to High-LI leaders early on. (Maureen Cromer/CR Staff)

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Pope issues rules to help contemplative women be beacons for world
Jul 22 2016
Pope issues rule to help contemplative women renew their life and mission in the church and the world.

Pope sends cardinal to South Sudan to urge peace
Jul 21 2016
Pope Francis sent a high-ranking cardinal to South Sudan to urge a peaceful end to the escalating violence in the country.

High-LI participants accept the mission of faith
Jul 20 2016
High-LI is an annual weeklong summer leadership development program hosted by the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Franciscan who might be Canada’s next saint remains unknown to many
Jul 19 2016
Years after his death and though he might become Canada’s next saint, Blessed Frederic Janssoone still remains unknown to many.

Priest’s prayer reminds GOP convention of importance of all human life
Jul 19 2016
“The way I look at it is I’m here to bring the Gospel," Monsignor Harrington said.

Tens of thousands gather in nation’s capital to celebrate faith in Jesus
Jul 19 2016
About 350,000 people of all faiths gathered together on the National Mall July 16 for “Together 2016” to declare that Jesus changes everything.