By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — No one is excluded from the love of God or from being welcomed into the Catholic Church, but God’s love and the church’s welcome also come with a call to conversion, said the English-language groups at the Synod of Bishops. Young people need

IMAGE: CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz By Beth Griffin NEW YORK (CNS) — In the current toxic environment where political rivals describe each other as “evil” and “enemies,” it is imperative to remember that in America, “our political opponents are not evil, they are just our opponents,” according to Ambassador Nikki

IMAGE: CNS photo/Bob Roller By Dennis Sadowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — The firestorm surrounding the clergy sex abuse crisis and the way some bishops handled allegations of abuse against priests will be an important part of the agenda of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ fall general assembly. The bishops have

IMAGE: CNS photo/Luis Echeverria, Reuters By David Agren MEXICO CITY (CNS) — A Scalabrini migrant shelter in Guatemala City has served 1,700 Hondurans heading north as part of a caravan seeking to reach the U.S. border. Carlos Lopez, a shelter official, told Catholic News Service the Scalabrini facility in Guatemala

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