Compassion

Thumbnail 20171002t1019 11945 cns red mass washington A new spirit of compassion and cooperation

Archbishop José H. Gomez celebrated the Red Mass in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 1. The Red Mass is held prior to the beginning of each new term of...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on may 28 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 7 cna 5 28 14 Compassion should be heart of financial, political decisions, Pope says

Vatican City, Jan 14, 2017 / 04:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis Saturday warned of growing harmful trends throughout political and financial...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience may 21 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 8 cna 5 21 14 2 God's path is closeness and compassion, pope preaches

Pope Francis on Tuesday focused on the importance of giving hope to the world by imitating Jesus Christ’s closeness to God’s people. “When God...

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Thumbnail daniel mattsons book cover courtesy of carmel communications cna How Christians can accompany those with same-sex attraction

Have compassion and empathy: especially for those dealing with struggles which are different than yours. This is the message Dan Mattson hopes all...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 394794652 Merciful companions needed to support post-abortive women and those affected by abortion

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is looking for “merciful companions” — men and women to walk through the healing process with those affected by an...

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Thumbnail cardinal peter turkson Pope encourages popular movements to help stop dehumanization

MODESTO — Pope Francis gave strong words of encouragement to the more than 600 members of grassroots organizations gathered for the U.S. Regional...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 343838783 1 Pope Francis: Let’s be clear – assisted suicide is 'false compassion'

Physician-assisted suicide is part of a “throwaway culture” that offers a “false compassion” and treats a human person as a problem, Pope Francis...

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Thumbnail pope francis during the stations of the cross 4 at the coliseum in rome italy on april 3 2015 credit  losservatore romano cna 4 3 15 Pope Francis' letter to dying girl read aloud at her funeral

Vatican City, Dec 3, 2016 / 05:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has again captured the hearts of the world, with a tear-jerking letter to a...

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Thumbnail pope francis at jubilee of mercy audience in st peters square may 14 2016 credit alexey gotovsky cna Pope Francis: True piety inspires compassion for those in need

In his catechesis for this Saturday's Jubilee of Mercy audience, Pope Francis addressed the theme of piety, and how it manifests God's mercy...

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Thumbnail worksofmercy 1 Simple gestures inspire works of mercy

As we gathered at my parents’ house, united in our grief, friends of my grandfather came and went. Unable to capture their condolences with words,...

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Thumbnail us capitol credit orhan cam shutterstock cna The dark side of a DC bill that no one wants to talk about

Washington D.C., Oct 18, 2016 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Treatable depression, financial gain from a patient's death, doctors who can write a...

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Thumbnail christian de cherge The understanding and compassion of Good Friday

As Jesus is being crucified he utters these words: “Forgive them, they know not what they do.” It is not easy to say these words and it is perhaps...

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