Mary comforts all those who die alone, pope says at audience

stained glass window of Mary

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Mary, the mother of God, has been present during the COVID-19 pandemic, and she was by the side of all those who died alone, Pope Francis said.


Sister Jean, Loyola Chicago's biggest fan, returns to March Madness

Sister Jean Schmidt

INDIANAPOLIS — A year after it was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCAA basketball tournament is back.


U.S. priest in exorcism ministry said focus should be on God's power

Fr. Vincent Lampert

BROOKVILLE, Ind. (CNS) — Father Vincent Lampert has traveled to the ends of the earth in his ministry fighting the devil as an exorcist.