August 18, 2016  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
BATON ROUGE, La. As Louisiana’s governor announced the federal government had declared a major disaster for the state Aug. 14, Catholic churches in the Baton Rouge Diocese called for volunteers to help those displaced by extreme flooding and asked flood victims what assistance they needed.
 

A mercy-filled life

Mother Teresa to be canonized by Pope Francis on Sept. 4
August 18, 2016  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
A mercy-filled life

KOLKATA, India. A favorite motto of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata was: “Do small things with great love.”

But the “small things” she did so captivated the world that she was showered with honorary degrees and other awards, almost universally praised by the media and sought out by popes, presidents, philanthropists and other figures of wealth and influence.


 
August 18, 2016  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
MILWAUKEE. Archbishop Jerome Listecki of Milwaukee called the violence that broke out in the city as part of protests over the fatal police shooting of an African-American man “a self-inflicted wound.”
 
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