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IMAGE: CNS photo/Jerry Mennenga By Joanne Fox WEST BEND, Iowa (CNS) — With apologies to Fats Domino, Father Lawrence Carney is “walkin’ and talkin’ about you and me,” and hoping that listeners will come back to — not “me” — but God. Known as the “walking priest,” Father Carney brought

IMAGE: CNS photo/Saadia Azim By Saadia Azim RANCHI, India (CNS) — Theodore Kiro held 13-month-old Navya on her return to his family after they were separated for a week. The crying baby happily clung to Kiro, whom she knows as her grandfather. Navya is one of the four babies whose

IMAGE: CNS photo/Dennis Sadwoski By Dennis Sadowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — Denise Ssettimba just began her brief presentation to an aide to Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, on the need to maintain U.S. funding for global anti-hunger efforts when two congressional dining staffers with food carts in tow asked to squeeze by

IMAGE: CNS photo/Gina Christian, catholicphilly.com By Gina Christian AUDUBON, Pa. (CNS) — When he arrived at St. Gabriel’s Hall in Audubon nine years ago, Quamiir Trice was in handcuffs. Arrested for dealing crack, the 15-year-old had been sent to a residential treatment program for at-risk youth offered by St. Gabriel’s,

IMAGE: CNS photo/Vatican Media By VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis added an Italian teenager to the list of people he will formally recognize as saints Oct. 14 during the monthlong meeting of the world Synod of Bishops on young people. During an “ordinary public consistory” July 19, Pope Francis

IMAGE: CNS photo/Loren Elliott, Reuters By Rhina Guidos WASHINGTON (CNS) — During a time when immigrants around the country have come under attack, the Diocese of El Paso, Texas, and representatives from other dioceses in Texas and nearby New Mexico are joining a variety of faith groups in a show

IMAGE: CNS photo/Dan Rogers By Valerie Schmalz NAPA, Calif. (CNS) — Americans continue to pursue “this ridiculous path” of “unlinking sex and marriage and kids, while calling what is actually falling apart ‘flying,’” said one of America’s foremost Catholic feminist thinkers. “All the while (they’re) hurtling toward a collision with

IMAGE: CNS photo/courtesy Amigos for Christ By Priscilla Greear BUFORD, Ga. (CNS) — The Buford-based Amigos for Christ nonprofit serving Nicaragua’s poorest has canceled all summer mission trips due to an upsurge in violence in the Central American country. Yet, several Nicaraguan churches near the organization’s Chinandega headquarters have stepped

IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul Haring By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With large sheets of plain plywood blocking public access to the Holy Stairs, one woman lovingly touched a large color photograph of the stairs, made the sign of the cross, lowered her head and prayed. For centuries, the faithful

IMAGE: CNS photo/Juan Medina, Reuters By Cindy Wooden ROME (CNS) — Tweeting with hashtags that translate as “Closed ports” and “Open hearts,” Italy’s interior minister disputed claims that the Italian government was complicit in leaving a migrant to die in the Mediterranean Sea as she clung to a board from