Japanese archbishop urges US to witness the Gospel of peace

Archbishop Joseph Mitsuaki Takami of Nagasaki, said, "I have the impression that most Americans believe that arms are necessary to protect oneself, one's families and the nation. The history, however, demonstrates how arms brought about tragedies. I want the Americans to work for peace without the possession and use of weapons."

Knights of Columbus called to redouble efforts to fight racism, violence

Every day Knights of Columbus live out the principles of charity, unity and fraternity, and through this daily witness in society, they must redouble their efforts to combat racism, violence and hatred, the top Knight told his confreres. "Living these principles," Supreme Knight Carl Anderson said, "is the highest expression of patriotism today."

Survey shows wide support among Americans for COVID-19 worship restrictions

Americans, by a 4-to-1 margin, said houses of worship should be subject to the same social-distancing rules as other organizations. The ratio backing this view was 3-to-1 for Christians, 4-to-1 for Jews, and 9-to-1 for those who are religiously unaffiliated.

Knights pilgrimage center will focus on founder's spirituality, charity

Fr. Michael McGivney's beatification will take place at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford Oct. 31.