National / International News:

‘Catholics Come Home’ series to debut Sept. 4 on EWTN

ROSWELL, Georgia (CNS) — Catholics Come Home, an organization based in the Atlanta suburb of Roswell, will premiere a new TV series that features individuals who have joined the Catholic Church or returned to the Catholic faith after many years away.

'Wounds of Christ' can be seen in suffering of migrants, cardinal says

ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) -- Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley challenged all in attendance at the Knights of Columbus convention to be transforming agents in the world and to "connect the dots" between Christ and the suffering.

With no pope in residence, Vatican opens gardens of summer villa

CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy (CNS) -- The aisle is paved with stone from an ancient Roman road; the apse is made of carefully trimmed evergreen bushes; the columns are tall, thin cypress trees; and the nave is a lily pond, complete with gold fish.