IMAGE: CNS photo/courtesy BillGraham.or By Peter Finney Jr. NEW ORLEANS (CNS) — In 1995, as inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola lowered the makeshift, cardboard casket containing the body of fellow inmate Joseph Siegel into freshly dug ground at the prison’s cemetery, Siegel’s body fell through the bottom

IMAGE: CNS photo/Shannon Stapleton, Reuters By WASHINGTON (CNS) — Last September, as President Donald Trump pulled the plug on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, he also gave Congress a March 5 deadline to find a permanent legislative solution that would help some 800,000 young adults living the U.S.

By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis’ call for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in war-torn countries like South Sudan and Congo is also a reminder for world leaders to protect their countrymen from violence and injustice, a Vatican official said. In an article

IMAGE: CNS photo/Claudio Santana, Reuters By Jane Chambers SANTIAGO, Chile (CNS) — Chilean clergy sex abuse victims gave testimony to a Vatican team sent to investigate charges that church officials covered up the abuse. But many of the victims gave their testimony to a Spanish-speaking Vatican official after the main

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