International

Pope, President Trump speak of hopes for peace

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump spent 30 minutes speaking privately in the library of the Apostolic Palace May 24, and as the president left, he told the pope, "I won't forget what you said."

Vancouver hosts interfaith service for those affected by opioid crisis

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - As the strains of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" filled the sanctuary of Christ Church Anglican Cathedral in Vancouver, one by one the people in the pews rose silently. Muffled sobbing could be heard from the back corner of the church as a prayer vigil for those affected…

Pope Francis' first day in Egypt

Pope, Coptic patriarch honor martyrs, urge unity for peace By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service CAIRO - Placing flowers, lighting a candle and praying at the site where dozens of Coptic Orthodox Christians were killed by an Islamic State militant last year, Pope Francis and Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II…