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Trenton Bishop O’Connell: ‘How many times can our hearts break?’

TRENTON, N.J. -- No motive "can justify these ongoing, seemingly relentless acts of gun violence plaguing our cities," Bishop David M. O'Connell of Trenton...

Bishops OK directives, abuse charter revisions at spring meeting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- New medical directives governing health care partnerships and revisions to the charter on the protection of young people were approved...

French church groups combine to fight anti-migrant attitudes

PARIS — The French church has launched a program to combat anti-migrant and anti-Muslim attitudes amid reports of tensions among Catholics. “It is to resist...

Yo-Yo Ma holds concert for peace at Chicago Catholic Church

CHICAGO — When world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma brought his Concert for Peace to St. Sabina Church for the second time June 10, there was...

Gathering looks at how to overcome polarization using social teaching

WASHINGTON — One week before President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shook hands at the historic summit on Singapore’s Sentosa...

More than poetry

Three adult children of a recently deceased woman were sitting with me planning the funeral. As we looked at options for the Gospel reading...

Living Our Faith: ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’

Pope Francis' new apostolic exhortation, "Gaudete et Exsultate," starkly challenges today's Christians to take the dignity of all human life seriously, viewing it in light...

How Catholic schools foster self-discipline offers lessons, says study

WASHINGTON — A new study conducted by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute found that children in Catholic schools are less disruptive and have more...

World Meeting of Families to feature Father James Martin as keynoter

MAYNOOTH, Ireland — The issue of LGBT families has dogged the ninth World Meeting of Families since it was revealed that an image of...

Church praised for proactive response on abuse but warned of complacency

NEW ORLEANS — Despite groundbreaking steps the U.S. Catholic Church has taken to prevent the sexual abuse of minors in the past 16 years,...

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