Lao Catholic community celebrates 'Ancestors of the Faith'

Some 350 Hmong, Kmhmu, Lao and Karen Catholics gathered in Illinois to relive and celebrate the lives of the 17 martyrs of Laos with gratitude and in thanksgiving for their faith.

The Life: Sisters reflect on care for the Earth

Global Sisters Report: The second anniversary of Pope Francis' environmental encyclical Laudato Si' inspires the first question for women religious from around the world.

Supreme Court travel ban ruling: What it means

The Supreme Court delivered a mixed ruling on June 26 that will allow Trump to implement his travel ban against six Muslim majority nations — but only for visitors lacking ties to the U.S.

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Laotian bishop surprised to be named cardinal

"I told him not to tease your elder," the cardinal-elect said of the first congratulations he got. He wonders if an earlier meeting with Pope Francis...

Papal abuse commission member suggests changes to group expected in fall

Rome: The composition of the advisory body may change at some point this fall, as the original three-year terms granted to individuals in the group expire.

People

Lao Catholic community celebrates 'Ancestors of the Faith'

Some 350 Hmong, Kmhmu, Lao and Karen Catholics gathered in Illinois to relive and celebrate the lives of the 17 martyrs of Laos with gratitude and in thanksgiving for their faith.

Spirituality

Prophets for life

Spiritual Reflections: Today’s readings call us to reconsider our Christian vocation. Each of us was baptized to share in Christ’s prophetic ministry. 

Media

NCR teamwork on display in 31 awards received

Thirty-nine people shared 13 first-place awards, nine second-place, four third-place and five honorable mentions for NCR and Global Sisters Report at the 2017 Catholic Media Awards.

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In This Issue

June 16-29, 2017

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