• Muslims attend funeral Mass for slain French priest

    Muslims attend funeral Mass for slain French priest

    • Aug 2, 2016

    An estimated 100 Muslims attended a funeral Mass on Tuesday for slain French priest Father Jacques Hamel, who reportedly tried to push away his attackers with his feet, saying “go away, Satan,” remarks that underscored the horror of the murder at the altar that touched a chord throughout France.

  • Scenes from Daniel Berrigan’s funeral Mass

    Scenes from Daniel Berrigan’s funeral Mass

    • May 7, 2016

    A funeral Mass for Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan was held on Friday  at the Church of St. Francis Xavier in New York City. A Jesuit priest and herald of the Catholic social justice movement, Berrigan — along with his late brother, Philip, also a priest — became synonymous with anti-war activism

  • Homily: ‘God was full of surprises when it came to Mother Angelica’

    Homily: ‘God was full of surprises when it came to Mother Angelica’

    • Apr 2, 2016

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. (CNS) — With Mother Angelica having been essentially bedridden for 15 years following a series of strokes in 2001, staff at the Eternal Word Television Network and members of her order, the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration, had plenty of time to plan and prepare for her funeral.