Brian Rudiger answers questions from his son Eamonn, 5, during a centennial observance of the Easter Rising, a foiled Dublin rebellion that began the move toward an Irish republic. Kells in Portland hosted the event, which explained that Portland’s Irish immigrants unified after the British quashed the rebellion.
A century ago, after the British quashed an Easter Monday rebellion in Dublin, Portland’s Irish immigrants put aside strategic differences. To validate unified support for a republic in their beloved homeland, Portland’s Irish often invited bishops and priests to speak at their conventions and rallies. Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Just a year into her career as a Providence Cancer Center radiation oncologist and scientist, Dr. Kristina Young has been recognized as one of 15 most promising young researchers in the nation by the Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research.
A century ago, after the British quashed an Easter Monday rebellion in Dublin, Portland’s Irish immigrants put aside strategic differences. To validate unified support for a republic in their beloved homeland, Portland’s Irish often invited bishops and priests to speak at their conventions and rallies.
ANTIGO, Wis. (CNS) — Antigo's churches and schools were reaching out to students and parishioners following a shooting at a high school prom. Jakob Wagner, 18, shot two people outside of the Antigo High School prom late April 23 before being shot and killed by an Antigo police officer on a routine patrol of the parking lots surrounding the facility. Wagner graduated from the school in 2015.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Refugees, often perceived by society as an added cost or a problem, are a gift and a reflection of the face of God, Pope Francis said.
People who escape oppression, war, pollution or "the unjust distribution of the planet's resources are a brother and sister with whom to share bread, home and life," he said in a video message to the Centro Astalli, the Jesuit Refugee Service center in Rome.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Following is a series of quotes from Catholic leaders and observers reacting April 8 to the issuance of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation "'Amoris Laetitia" ("The Joy of Love"), on Love in the Family":
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — By using the tools of capitalism and the market effectively and ethically, the world can reach "full human flourishing and sustainable development," said Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.