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Leaders of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops urge prayer, solidarity with...

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis’ upcoming apostolic visit to Iraq offers Americans a time for prayer and solidarity with the pope and the Iraqi people,...

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark tapped by Pope Francis to...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has named Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, a member of the Congregation for Bishops, the office...

At age 102, San Diego deacon Albert Graff says he’s not...

SAN DIEGO  -- Deacon Albert Graff, who turned 102 Jan. 23, explains the secret to his longevity in two words: "Never retire." An engineer by...

In Myanmar, nun blocks path of troops, implores: “Don’t shoot, don’t...

YANGON, Myanmar  -- Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon called for patience and tolerance on a day when at least 18 anti-coup protesters were shot...

Brazilian bishops’ conference 2021 Lenten Fraternity Campaign criticized by some conservatives

SAO PAULO -- The Brazilian bishops' conference has come under fire from some of its more conservative members since it announced this year's Fraternity...

More than 20 Catholic organizations urge President Biden to return U.S....

WASHINGTON -- A contingent of national Catholic organizations has called on President Joe Biden to undertake steps to have the United States rejoin the...

Catholic school student wins a car in a work raffle and...

APPLETON, Wis. -- Raised in a family where faith is important, Haley Bridges has always followed the Golden Rule. "I've grown up with being told...

In celebrating Black History Month, remember dignity, courage, fortitude, tenacity of...

By FATHER RICHARD MALLOY February: a cold and snowy season. An old Jesuit once told me, "February is the longest month." But good news! Pitchers...

Texas hospitality proves too much for winter storm to stop

AUSTIN, Texas — The Burton family from Lake Charles, Louisiana, were on the way home from a New Mexico skiing vacation when the worst...

Coronavirus vs. the poor: Smaller churches, dioceses at the outset didn’t...

WASHINGTON -- Just as it was in much of American society this past year, the financial toll exacted by the coronavirus pandemic affected poor...

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