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IMAGE: CNS photo/Chaz Muth By Rhina Guidos PANAMA CITY (CNS) — Thousands of World Youth Day pilgrims stopped by the Jama Mosque Jan. 24 en route to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis. "Brothers, sisters, you need water," Hashim Bhana yelled at them from under a tent that announced a

IMAGE: CNS photo/Chaz Muth By Rhina Guidos PANAMA CITY (CNS) — Thousands of World Youth Day pilgrims stopped by the Jama Mosque Jan. 24 en route to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis. "Brothers, sisters, you need water," Hashim Bhana yelled at them from under a tent that announced a

IMAGE: CNS photo/Chaz Muth By Rhina Guidos PANAMA CITY (CNS) — Thousands of World Youth Day pilgrims stopped by the Jama Mosque Jan. 24 en route to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis. "Brothers, sisters, you need water," Hashim Bhana yelled at them from under a tent that announced a

IMAGE: CNS photo/Rhina Guidos By Rhina Guidos PANAMA CITY (CNS) — Panama City has skyscrapers, bumper-to-bumper traffic, and a population of 880,000 within the city limits — more than 1.5 million in the metropolitan area. Yet a group of pilgrims from Indiana found warmth and the diversity of the Catholic

IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul Haring By Junno Arocho Esteves PANAMA CITY (CNS) — Young men and women in the church can bring the joy of the Gospel to the world by showing that God’s love extends to all people and excludes no one, Pope Francis said. "By your actions and your

IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul Haring By Junno Arocho Esteves PANAMA CITY (CNS) — Young men and women in the church can bring the joy of the Gospel to the world by showing that God’s love extends to all people and excludes no one, Pope Francis said. "By your actions and your

IMAGE: CNS photo/Rhina Guidos By Rhina Guidos PANAMA CITY (CNS) — Panama City has skyscrapers, bumper-to-bumper traffic, and a population of 880,000 within the city limits — more than 1.5 million in the metropolitan area. Yet a group of pilgrims from Indiana found warmth and the diversity of the Catholic

IMAGE: CNS photo/Vatican Media By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Social media are anti-social, anti-human and anti-Christian when they are used to increase differences, fuel suspicion, spread lies and vent prejudice, Pope Francis said in his message for World Communications Day. The Catholic Church and all people of goodwill

IMAGE: CNS photo/Vatican Media By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Social media are anti-social, anti-human and anti-Christian when they are used to increase differences, fuel suspicion, spread lies and vent prejudice, Pope Francis said in his message for World Communications Day. The Catholic Church and all people of goodwill

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Since the work of child protection must continue after the February meeting at the Vatican on safeguarding, one organizer said they plan on creating a "task force" with teams on every continent. The task force would be just one of