• VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Saints are people who recognized their need for God's help, who took risks to discover God's will and to help others and who nurtured a habit of thanksgiving, Pope...

    Banners showing five new saints are pictured on the facade of St. Peter's Basilica before a canonization Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 13, 2019.

    Banners showing five new saints are pictured on the facade of St. Peter's Basilica before a canonization Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 13, 2019. (CNS photo by Paul Haring)

  • The Little Sisters of the Poor filed a petition with the Supreme Court Oct. 1 asking the court to once again protect them from the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act....

    Members of the Little Sisters of the Poor pray during Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana April 9, 2016.

    Members of the Little Sisters of the Poor pray during Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana April 9, 2016. (CNS photo by Peter Ringenberg/Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture)

  • The chairmen of three U.S. bishops' committees have urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to redefine "sex" in civil rights law.

    Activists and supporters block the street outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington Oct. 8, 2019, as it hears arguments in three major employment discrimination cases on whether federal civil rights law prohibiting workplace discrimination on the "basis of sex" covers gay and transgender employees.

    Activists and supporters block the street outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington Oct. 8, 2019, as it hears arguments in three major employment discrimination cases on whether federal civil rights law prohibiting workplace discrimination on the "basis of sex" covers gay and transgender employees. (CNS photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

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