Missionaries

Thumbnail classroom credit mays business school at texas am university via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna FOCUS expands to 15 new campuses this year

The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has announced that it will expand to 15 new campuses for the 2017-2018 school year. This...

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Thumbnail pope francis met with street children during his visit to the philippines onjan 16 2015 credit ansa osservatore romano cna 1 16 15 1 For Pope Francis, missionary work is 'love without limits'

On Pentecost, Pope Francis praised missionary work as a massive work of mercy based on the desire for everyone to be saved and loved.The mission to...

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Thumbnail 20170811t1050 0629 cns pakistan funeral pfau German nun renowned for treating lepers in Pakistan dies at 87

Sr. Ruth Pfau, a German-born Catholic missionary who devoted her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan, died Thursday at the age of 87. A few...

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Thumbnail shutterstock americas cna size How do we evangelize the Americas?

Rome, Italy, Oct 11, 2016 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As society becomes increasingly global, the question of how to spread the Gospel,...

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Thumbnail indian woman praying credit amanda winter shutterstock cna How India's 'unreached' tribal areas are being evangelized

Vatican City, Dec 13, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Every day in the remote villages of Northeast India courageous priests and nuns are braving...

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Thumbnail frances xavier cabrini public domain cna Mother Cabrini's care for immigrants remains relevant, Pope Francis says

In a letter Tuesday to the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Pope Francis reflected on the role of their foundress, St. Frances Cabrini,...

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Thumbnail old woman credit unsplash cna One dead in attack on retired missionaries' home in France

Montpellier, France, Nov 25, 2016 / 09:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An attack at a French retirement home for missionaries to Africa late on Thursday...

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Thumbnail cardinal zucchetto credit antonio gravante shutterstock cna Pioneering missionary bishop to China considered for beatification

A cardinal who helped change Catholic missionary work in China is now a possible candidate for beatification.  Cardinal Celso Costantini became...

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Thumbnail 20151202t0843 725 cns pope audience africa Pope Francis to youth: Have you thought about being a missionary?

Pope Francis’ recent trip to Africa was the focal point of his general audience, during which he emphasized the key role that missionaries play on...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims during his general audience june 24 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 1 Pope Francis will arrive to Cuba as a 'missionary of mercy'

On the eve of his arrival to Cuba Pope Francis sent a video message to the small island nation, expressing his desire to be a witness of God’s...

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Thumbnail pope francis rides through st peters square before his wednesday general audience april 3 2013 credit stephen driscoll cna 2 cna 4 3 13 Pope's World Mission Day message: Humanity needs Christ

The Vatican has released Pope Francis’ message for World Mission Day, which focuses on the continuing need for all Christians to proclaim the...

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Thumbnail pope francis with participants in the international forum migration and peace feb 21 2017 credit losservatore romano cna Rise in immigration makes us missionaries at home, Pope Francis says

Speaking at a meeting of European bishops on Friday, Pope Francis said that the mass arrival of migrants and refugees may have its challenges, but...

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Thumbnail father stanley rother Stories of Fr. Stanley Rother, from those who knew him

Unlikely.  It’s a word often used to describe the story of Fr. Stanley Rother, an unlikely priest who came from an unlikely place in the middle of...

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Thumbnail couple holding hands credit ksk imaging shutterstock cna This couple spent their honeymoon helping Mother Teresa's nuns

Rome, Italy, Sep 10, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Among the thousands of people who came to Rome to participate in the canonization of Mother...

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Thumbnail missionary childhood association mass 2016 Thousands gather at cathedral for annual Missionary Childhood Association Mass

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels received a major infusion of youth the morning of Oct. 26, as elementary and middle school students from 60...

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Thumbnail mary credit shutterstock cna Watch as FOCUS consecrates its ministry to Jesus through Mary

Denver, Colo., Jun 13, 2017 / 11:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On June 13, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students will consecrate its mission to...

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Thumbnail fr gerard hammond mm of the maryknoll missionaries credit knights of columbus 1 cna What it's like to be a missionary in North Korea

What can a missionary in North Korea do to preach the Gospel in a Communist dictatorship? Simply care for the sick patients he is there to help,...

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Thumbnail yazmin montoya varsity catholic Yazmin Montoya: From soccer star to campus missionary

She’d been an All-CIF soccer player at Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, leading her team to two CIF championships. She’d then broken scoring...

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