PHOTOS: The Peace Light Arrives at JFK

Boy Scout and Girl Scout leaders, along with other volunteers, form a network of drivers who transfer the flame, which originated in the grotto of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, West Bank, to houses of worship, homes and other venues across North America.

Keep the Creche in Christmas, Pope Urges

Stopping to gaze at and perhaps pray before a Nativity scene is one of the best ways to remember the real meaning of Christmas, Pope Francis said.

Ukrainian American Deacon Urges Prayers for Ukraine in Winter Months

Deacon Logusch, a child of Ukrainian immigrants and now retired after a career in chemistry and teaching, told about 40 Ukrainian parishioners gathered at St. Mary’s Assumption Nov. 27 that he hopes the world fully appreciates the long-standing and well-established territorial ambitions of Russian expansionism.

Pope Francis Describes Not Ordaining Women Priests as ”A Theological Problem”

In a wide-ranging interview with top staff of America magazine, Pope Francis decried increased polarization within the Catholic Church, affirmed the need to involve more women in church administration but ruled out women priests and emphasized the importance of the ministry of individual bishops over the role of a bishops’ conference.

Finding Faith — and Family — in the Holy Land

When George Prezioso decided to take his second pilgrimage to the Holy Land he knew he was in good company traveling with Msgr. David Cassato, Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello along with friends from across the Diocese of Brooklyn. 

Cardinal Zen Convicted by Hong Kong Court, Ordered to Pay $500 Fine

In a highly anticipated ruling already making the rounds in international media, Chinese Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others were convicted Friday of failing to register a now-defunct relief fund that offered assistance to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement.