Author: CNS

Pope to Wash Prisoners’ Feet

By Carol Glatz – Pope Francis will celebrate Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper with prisoners in Velletri, about 58km south of Rome. The pope will celebrate the Mass and the foot-washing ritual at...

What Pope’s Document on Youth Says

By Cindy Wooden – The life of a young person and the vocation to which God calls each one is “holy ground” that pastors and parents must respect, nurture and encourage, Pope Francis wrote in...

Maybe the Pharisees Weren’t so Bad After All

By Cindy Wooden – Presenting the Pharisees as self-righteous hypocrites concerned more with the law than with people is prejudicial, biblically inaccurate and offensive to many Jews, several scholars said. The prejudice has been around...

Vaccination is a Moral Obligation

Not only do vaccines protect you and your children from disease, when high percentages of the population are immunised, the whole population benefits, including people who are vulnerable and unable to receive immunisations. In...