1.Catholic Relief Services, the U.S. bishops' overseas humanitarian aid agency, is deeply committed "to Church teaching in fulfilling its mission of mercy," the U.S. bishops' Administrative Committee said in a September 11 statement the first day of its annual fall meeting in Washington.
The bishops strongly endorsed the 70-year-old agency after critics "raised allegations about CRS' adherence to Church teaching and its identity as a Catholic institution" and questioned its pro-life credentials, the statement said.
2. To mark the tenth anniversary of 9/11 in 2011, we gathered reflections and remembrances from clergy who ministered to victims and their families, and others who were impacted by the tragedy. You can see more on our Patriot Day page.
3. Pope Benedict XVI visited the site of the 9/11 New York attacks in 2008. CNS has uncovered an interested story behind the candle Pope Benedict used when he prayed there that day.
4. Pope Francis met with refugees in Rome and you can see his message to Catholics below.
5. God loves you.