WASHINGTON (CNS) — Asian Americans are a distinct minority in the United States. Those who are Catholic make them minority within a minority.
SEOUL, South Korea (CNS) — One of South Korea’s most senior clergymen says he believes the Catholic Church in communist North Korea is growing, although Catholics live in hiding and endure persecution.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Several U.S. Catholic bishops expressed sorrow and called out racism and gun violence after reports of a May 14 mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, that left at least three injured and 10 dead — a crime authorities categorized as likely motivated by hatred for Black people.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis acknowledged with sadness and an apology a federal report released May 11 about abuses of Native American children in government-supported boarding schools — some run by the Catholic Church, including in Minnesota.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Among the 10 men and women Pope Francis will proclaim as the Catholic Church’s newest saints is a Dutch priest and journalist who stood his ground against Nazi ideology and paid for it with his life.
HONG KONG (CNS) — Hong Kong’s national security police released Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, retired archbishop of Hong Kong, May 11 after detaining him for allegedly colluding with foreign forces.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (CNS) — While the first Saturday in May’s running of the Kentucky Derby boasts the fastest two minutes in sports, Churchill Downs’ backside chapel hosts what might be the fastest Sunday Mass in the Archdiocese of Louisville.
MINNEAPOLIS (CNS) — The doll is about 6 inches tall, handcrafted of red leather, with a tan belt and headband around its long black hair. It’s a male warrior, holding a bow.
According to Dr. Daniel and Bethany Meola, founders of Life-Giving Wounds, millions of Americans are adult children of divorce or separation, and one quarter of all young adults are adult children of divorce, an experience that has deep effects on a person’s identity, faith and relationship with God, future relationships, and more.
By providing “the right people at the right place at the right time,” Chris and Todd Johnson feel that “God’s had a hand” in the journey ultimately leading to Todd donating a lobe of his liver to his dad, Chris.