VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians must be strong and let go of all the bitterness and negativity that prevent them…
A woman holds a newborn dressed in a onesie at the Holy Land Family Hospital of Bethlehem Nov. 15. Last year Michele Burke Bowe of the hospital's Washington-based foundation, began gathering onesies, the tiny one-piece suits many newborns wear, to give to Bethlehem's newest residents. (CNS photo/courtesy HFH Foundation)
Philippine police keep watch as protesters hold signs against martial law extension in Mindanao Dec. 13. Congress approved a request by President Rodrigo Duterte to extend martial law across the region until Dec. 31, 2018. (CNS photo/Rolex Dela Pena, EPA)
A religious sister is seen comforting a sick woman in 2016 at Snehadam Old Age Home in Gurgaon, India. (CNS photo/courtesy John E. Kozar, CNEWA) See POPE-SICK-DAY Dec. 11, 2017.