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Pope Francis greets young people during his general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican Dec. 7. At his audience the pope began a new series of talks about hope. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-AUDIENCE-HOPE Dec. 7, 2016.

Amid the darkness, hold fast to light of hope, pope says

December 7, 2016

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service


A ship is seen sinking during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941. A Catholic military chaplain and historian says the attack on Pearl Harbor, even 75 years later, continues to rivet the attention of Americans because it was "such a powerful event."  (CNS photo/Pearl Harbor Museum) See PEARL-HARBOR and PEARL-HARBOR-CATHOLIC-HERALD Dec. 1, 2016.

Priest-historian: 75 years later, Pearl Harbor ‘such a powerful event’

By Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service

Young women tweet messages during a 2012 conference in Washington. Low-cost video messaging carried across increasingly video-friendly social media platforms will define this year's World Youth Day experience in Krakow, Poland, say several organizations. (CNS photo/Paul Jeffrey) See WYD-SOCIAL-MEDIA July12, 2016.

Study: Parents just as attached to devices as their kids are

By Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service


Mercy Medical Center begins Annual Gift of Light Campaign

Story and photos by Julie Beaulieu


OBITUARY: Sister John Brigid Barrett, SSJ

HOLYOKE – Sister of St. Joseph John Brigid Barrett (formerly Sister Mary Theresa), 88, a member of the Sisters of […]

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