Fr. Jason Granado

Fr. Jason Granado

A cross is seen atop the Shrine of the Most Holy Redeemer Oct. 2 on the Las Vegas Strip near the location of a mass shooting. The church became a source of refuge after the deadly shooting that took place just across the street Oct. 1, killing at least 59 people and wounding more than 500, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. (CNS photo/Mike Blake, Reuters)

Las Vegas Catholic shrine an initial place of refuge for shooting victims

Posted by - October 8, 2017
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Shrine of the Most Holy Redeemer — a white stucco church just off the Las Vegas Strip and dwarfed by giant hotels, casinos and flashing neon…
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Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, attends the World Congress "Child Dignity in the Digital World" at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters)

Church more aware of crime, harm of child abuse, Vatican official says

Posted by - October 8, 2017
ROME (CNS) — Child abuse is not only a crime, it is sacrilege, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, said at a world congress promoting the protection of children…
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Pope Francis greets a member of the Little Sisters of Jesus during an audience with representatives of the congregation at the Vatican Oct. 2. The congregation ministers to circus and carnival workers and communities of poor people. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

Pope praises Little Sisters of Jesus for friendship with the poor

Posted by - October 8, 2017
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Obviously struck by the Little Sisters of Jesus he met living in a trailer among poor carnival workers outside of Rome, Pope Francis praised the way…
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