Newborn abandonment case prompts renewed emphasis on ‘safe haven’ efforts

(CNS) — In 20 years of community organizing, resulting in more than 300 cases of newborns saved from infant abandonment, Floridian Nick Silverio has never actually witnessed a criminal child abandonment in progress.


Indiana seminarians chop wood to help rural neighbors stay warm

seminarian chopping wood

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — What does a seminarian do to prepare for priestly ministry?


Mom says son’s impromptu encounter with Pope Francis led to ‘miracle’

Paola holds Pope's hand

Rome, Italy— It was one of the viral Vatican moments of 2021: a boy in a black tracksuit, spectacles, and a face mask spontaneously walking up to greet Pope Francis in the middle of a general audience.