Ignore the church schedule and serve the people, pope tells deacons

Deacons are called to be servants who set aside their own self-serving plans and are generous with their lives, Pope Francis said.

Deacons process to their seats near the altar as they arrive for Pope Francis

John Carroll School extends mercy to mother, son from Nigeria

Mike Tertsea's classmates raised $1,763 and $500 was donated by teachers to bring Tertsea's mother from Africa for his graduation.

Nigerian natives, Michael Tertsea, and his mother, Felicia Ikpum, are joined by John Carroll High School in Bel Air basketball coach, Tony Martin, following graduation May 28. John Carroll won the 2016 Baltimore Catholic Championship this past spring. (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)

Cincinnati parishioners learn to ‘Civilize It’ during election season

Archdiocese of Cincinnati is encouraging parishioners to remember that civility in politics is a virtue.

A man holding a card promoting the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s “Civilize It’” campaign stands with a cutout of Pope Francis April 4 during festivities before the Cincinnati Reds season-opening game. The campaign is designed to encourage people to be respectful of the views of others during the electoral campaigns. (CNS photo/Mimi London, Archdiocese of Cincinnati)

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Ignore the church schedule and serve the people, pope tells deacons
May 30 2016
Deacons are called to be servants who set aside their own self-serving plans and are generous with their lives, Pope Francis said.

John Carroll School extends mercy to mother, son from Nigeria
May 30 2016
Mike Tertsea's classmates raised $1,763 and $500 was donated by teachers to bring Tertsea's mother from Africa for his graduation.

Cincinnati parishioners learn to ‘Civilize It’ during election season
May 27 2016
Archdiocese of Cincinnati is encouraging parishioners to remember that civility in politics is a virtue.

Our Back Pages: Our Daily Bread opened its doors 35 years ago
May 27 2016
Our Daily Bread has served more than 7.4 million meals over what will be 12,785 consecutive days of outreach come June 1.

Albino refugees warned to avoid certain areas in Malawi
May 27 2016
Albinos in a Malawi refugee camp have to be warned not to walk alone outside the camp, a church official said after the May 24 killing of a 38-year-old farmer.

New department in archdiocese will make ministries more parish-focused
May 26 2016
When the Archdiocese of Chicago’s new Department of Parish Vitality and Mission debuts this summer, parishes should notice a new dedication to helping them fulfill the church’s mission, according to the department’s directors.