No One Should Be Alone at Christmas

A British department store is creating a buzz this Christmas after teaming with Age UK, a charity for senior citizens, to raise funds and awareness of the scourge of loneliness among the elderly today.

A Family’s Mission

As 270 bishops engage in dialogue on the pastoral care of the person and the family during the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, Catholics are reflecting on the family’s vocation.

Korean Bishop Visits Long Island City

On his way back from the Philadelphia World Meeting of Families, Archbishop Thaddeus Cho Hwan-Kil, head of the Daegu Archdiocese in South Korea, stopped at St. Raphael’s Church, Long Island City, to celebrate Mass with the Korean Martyrs Apostolate.

Parking Policy Closes WMF Marketplace

It was a parking policy that created a glitch during an otherwise smoothly run World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, forcing vendors to shut down their exhibits early.

Diocesan Group Enjoys World Family Meeting

About 200 parishioners from Brooklyn and Queens attended the eighth World Meeting of Families (WMF) in Philadelphia, Sept. 23, as part of a pilgrimage organized by the diocese’s School of Evangelization.

Pope Gives Unscripted Speech on Family Life

Pope Francis urged the hundreds of thousands of people gathered for the closing Mass of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, Pa., to serve and care for each other as freely as God loves the human family.

Pope Impressed by Church in US

By Cindy Wooden ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM PHILADELPHIA (CNS) – As the American Airlines plane taking him to Rome from Philadelphia took off, Pope Francis said he pictured the faces of all the people he met, and he prayed for them. At the end of his first-ever visit to the United States, the pope […]