IMAGE: CNS/Nancy Wiechec By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican expressed “grave concern” over the situation of a bishop in mainland China who has been in government custody for almost 10 months and moved repeatedly in an apparent attempt to prevent him from assuming leadership of his diocese.

IMAGE: CNS/L’Osservatore Romano By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Cancer prevention programs and campaigns need to reach everyone, Pope Francis said. “Spreading a culture of life — made up of attitudes and behaviors — is greatly needed, a true culture (that is) of the people, serious, accessible to everyone

IMAGE: CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn By Dennis Sadowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — Christian faith leaders pledged anew to build a “circle of protection” around vital social programs identified for deep spending cuts under President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget, saying their action is consistent with biblical principles. Coming together during a

IMAGE: CNS photo/Leonardo Munoz, EPA By Rhina Guidos WASHINGTON (CNS) — Days after rebels in Colombia announced turning in the last of their cache of weapons over to international observers, the Vatican announced June 23 details of Pope Francis’ September trip to the war-torn South American country. The pope is

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