National and International

In TED talk, pope urges people to make real connections

VATICAN CITY  |  While searching for a connection today often means looking for Wi-Fi, Pope Francis said real connections between people are the only hope for the future. “How wonderful would it be if the growth of scientific and technological innovation would come along with more equality and social inclusion,” he said in a video... Read more »


V Encuentro meetings are very fruitful

NAPLES  |  The Office of Hispanic Ministry of the Diocese of Venice is hosting a series of discussions in each deanery of the Diocese designed to follow the process of the V Encuentro, an intensive consultation and missionary effort of Hispanic/Latino Ministry by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. The main goal of the V... Read more »


Local groups respond to call to care for creation

ORLANDO  |  Earth Day is celebrated April 22 around the world, mobilizing and educating the global community around environmental issues. For Catholics, care for the environment has a moral and spiritual dimension as the faithful are called to be good stewards of their God-given home and to protect the poor who are most affected by... Read more »