Jesus wants everyone to serve others with love, pope says
18 April, 2014

VATICAN CITY (CNS) - In the humble act of washing his disciples' feet, Jesus is showing all Christians how he wants them to serve others with love, Pope Francis said.  

read more

Pope to priests: Look for the exit, go out into world, serve with love
18 April, 2014

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A priest is called to be in the midst of his flock, protecting his people, searching for those who are lost and always serving those in need, Pope Francis told the world's priests.  

read more

Catholic priest murdered while working in Nicaragua
17 April, 2014

NICARAGUA - Just a few days after the murder of the Jesuit priest, Father Frans van Lugt in Syria, the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has noted with sadness the violent killing of one of its project partners in Nicaragua, Father Francisco Blandón, the parish priest of the church of the Immaculate Conception in Wiwilí, Nicaragua, who was shot dead on Sunday 6th April.  

read more

Pope: During Holy Week, ask which Gospel character you resemble
15 April, 2014

VATICAN CITY (CNS)- Preceded by young people and clergy waving tall palm branches, Pope Francis began his Holy Week liturgies by encouraging people to ask themselves which personality in the Gospel accounts of Jesus' passion, death and resurrection they resemble most.  

read more

Daughters of Mary Immaculate assist displaced Sudanese families
14 April, 2014

Sister Ranjitha Maria Soosai, a member of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate, leads a group of children in song in a United Nations camp for internally displaced families in Juba, South Sudan.  

read more

The Catholic Weekly marks the canonisation of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II

Celebrate the canonisation of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II with this souvenir magazine. Get your copy free with the 27 April edition of The Catholic Weekly or purchase online after the canonisation.

read more

Live your life bathed in the light of Easter: Easter message

That a man named Jesus of Nazareth was crucified and rose from the dead is an amazing fact, among many amazing facts.  

read more


The World Council iof Churches is a worldwide fellowship of churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian service. Their website is an important way for its member churches to provide information and resources, to reflect, speak, act, worship, support each other, share and stimulate debate with each other.

Go to the site

What is Catholic News Service?
Catholic News Service (CNS), the oldest and largest religious news service in the world, is a leading source of news for Catholic print and electronic media across the globe. With bureaus in Washington and Rome, as well as a global correspondent network, CNS since 1920 has set the standard in Catholic journalism.