• Parents of Charlie Gard drop legal fight, saying ‘time has run out’

    Parents of Charlie Gard drop legal fight, saying ‘time has run out’

    • Jul 24, 2017

    The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard have decided to end their legal battle to save their baby’s life. Their decision came after an American neurologist told them that it was too late to try an experimental treatment in the United States. The child’s plight drew attention from both Pope Francis and President Donald Trump.

  • Church offers counseling to help students cope with trauma of London fire

    Church offers counseling to help students cope with trauma of London fire

    • Jun 19, 2017

    John Paul Morrison, the director of education for the Archdiocese of Westminster, said he was “very proud” of the response to the tragedy of the Catholic Church “at every level.” Speaking about the response, he said, “It was good to see all elements of the church’s mission come together to address what is an incredibly said but also an incredibly complex situation.”

  • Pope Francis expresses sadness over ‘tragic’ London fire

    Pope Francis expresses sadness over ‘tragic’ London fire

    • Jun 17, 2017

    Following a devastating fire in west London’s Grenfell Tower that has left at least 30 people dead, Pope Francis on Saturday expressed “sadness” over “the tragic loss of life and injury.” The telegram, released by the Vatican Press Office, was addressed to Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster and signed by Italian Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State.

  • U.S. Catholics join pope in praying for victims of London attacks

    U.S. Catholics join pope in praying for victims of London attacks

    • Jun 6, 2017

    The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, joined Pope Francis in expressing sorrow and solidarity with the victims of the latest terrorist attacks in London the night of June 3.