IMAGE: CNS photo/Andres Martinez Casares, Reuters By David Agren TAPACHULA, Mexico (CNS) — Sister Bertha Lopez was buying 55-pound sacks of rice, when the cashier asked: "Where do they want the rice? For Guatemala or for whom?" Sister Bertha informed the cashier, "We’re buying it to feed our migrant brothers"

IMAGE: CNS photo/Bob Roller By Jacob Comello WASHINGTON (CNS) — Upon hearing the word "mission," most Catholics visualize hospitals or schools run by nuns or other prelates in poor areas of the world, or small, tightknit parish communities in areas where Catholicism is still an alien or marginalized religion. But

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Any time money changes hands, there is a potential for financial misconduct, but the leaders of the Vatican’s Financial Information Authority said the Holy See has made enormous strides in reducing its risks. Rene Brulhart and Tommaso Di Ruzza, respectively

IMAGE: CNS photo/courtesy of Father Edwin Banos By Rhina Guidos WASHINGTON (CNS) — Thousands attended the May 20 funeral of a Salvadoran priest found by his parishioners in what some presume is a gang killing. Parishioners found Father Cecilio Perez Cruz, a 35-year-old priest and pastor of San Jose La

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