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Anne Marie Becraft recognized at Georgetown University as pioneer black nun...

By SHANNEN DEE WILLIAMS When asked to offer examples of the church’s faithful whose experiences are essential to our understanding of American Catholic history, there...

Catholics ‘unfriend’ social media, choose ‘digital detox’ for Lent

BALTIMORE — No selfies. No cat videos. Not even an artfully composed photo of avocado toast. Come Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, Sheila Wheltle’s social media...

Richmond bishop Barry C. Knestout creates reconciliation program for clergy sexual-abuse...

RICHMOND, Va. — Bishop Barry C. Knestout of Richmond Feb. 17 announced the establishment of the diocese’s Independent Reconciliation Program, which allows victim-survivors of...

Washington Redskins TE Hale Hentges credits Catholic school education for forming...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Washington Redskins tight end Hale Hentges goes into every play with a prayer in his heart. "Jesus, I trust in you....

In Brazil, ‘Querida Amazonia’ elicits range of reactions among religious

SAO PAULO — Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the pan-Amazonian synod surprised many church workers who live in the region and elicited a range...

Pope Francis says reaction to Amazon document is misplaced, too much...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis told a group of U.S. bishops that, like them, he is accused of not being courageous or not listening...

Bishop Robert McClory — ‘vision of serving knows no boundaries’ —...

GARY, Ind. -- Bishop Robert J. McClory embraced the people of the Diocese of Gary with these words: "I will love you and honor...

To prevent spread of COVID-19 — coronavirus — Hong Kong Diocese...

HONG KONG — The threat of spreading the coronavirus has forced Catholic officials in Hong Kong to suspend all church programs Feb. 15-28, including...

Historic Baltimore building — St. Michael the Archangel Church — restored,...

BALTIMORE — So, stop me if you have heard this one: A priest walks into a bar — that used to be a church. But...

Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy expanded to now include Brazilians

EL PASO, Texas — By requiring Brazilians seeking asylum in the United States to stay in Mexico while their immigration cases are reviewed is...

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