FBI arrest of Pennsylvania pro-life leader called 'horrendous stunt'

The Houck family

The FBI is disputing published accounts of a “SWAT” raid on a pro-life Catholic family’s home in Pennsylvania last week.

Padre Pio showed the world that 'God is real,' Cardinal O'Malley says

padre pio statue

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — St. Pio of Pietrelcina did not boast of his fame or holiness but instead showed that God "chooses the weak to confuse the strong," said Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley of Boston.

Papal almoner visits newly discovered mass grave site in Ukraine

almoner at prayer

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Standing near a mass grave site in eastern Ukraine and seeing the delicate and solemn removal of bodies, Polish Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, papal almoner, said he could only pray.