IMAGE: CNS photo/Joel Mason-Gaines, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum By Mark Pattison WASHINGTON (CNS) — Suzanne Brown-Fleming was on a track to the kind of career she wanted. After having been educated in Catholic schools in the Virginia suburbs of Washington for 12 years, she flourished further in her undergraduate

Baltimore, Md., Dec 11, 2019 / 12:30 am (CNA).- In the race to see who will become the first canonized black American saint, one candidate’s cause has advanced: Mother Mary Lange, a renowned educator and founder of the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the first community of religious sisters in the

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — There always will be martyrs among Christians in the world, Pope Francis said. Martyrdom "is the sign that we are on Jesus’ path; it’s a blessing from the Lord that within the people of God there is someone who gives

By Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Dec 10, 2019 / 04:55 pm (CNA).- A violent attack at “Mary’s Shrine” in Washington D.C. on Tuesday shook the community and prompted prayer and solidarity among staff and regular attendees. “It was evil, it was tragic—it could have been worse,” Monsignor Vito Buonanno, associate

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