Northwest Catholic staff wins 14 national awards

SEATTLE – The staff of Northwest Catholic and NWCatholic.org received 14 Catholic Press Awards during the 2019 Catholic Media Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida. The awards were announced June 21.

Pope announces themes for upcoming WYD celebrations

VATICAN CITY – Announcing the themes for the next three World Youth Day celebrations, Pope Francis called on young men and women to meditate on the path of Christian life that God has called them to walk.

U.S. State Department honors nun as anti-trafficking ‘hero’

WASHINGTON – Honored as one of the U.S. State Department’s “heroes” in combatting human trafficking, Comboni Sister Gabriella Bottani urged action to fight the situations that make people, especially women and children, vulnerable to trafficking.

Young adult leaders gather for post-synod discussion

VATICAN CITY – Catholic young adults felt the hierarchy started listening to them in preparation for the 2018 Synod of Bishops on young people, and they will do whatever they can to make sure their voices continue to be heard, said a youth minister from New Zealand.

Mitigate global warming, spare further injustice to poor, pope says

VATICAN CITY – Faced with a climate emergency, the world must act immediately to mitigate global warming and avoid committing “a brutal act of injustice” on the poor and future generations, Pope Francis told a group of energy and oil executives and global investors.