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Text of letter to O’Malley: McCarrick behavior ‘highly questionable’

WASHINGTON -- Here is the text of a June 17, 2015, letter written by Father Boniface Ramsey, administrator of a parish in the New...

Murdered Jesuit taught, worked with generations in Peru

LIMA, Peru -- A Spanish Jesuit priest who was found murdered in the boarding school where he lived was buried Aug. 12 in Chiriaco,...

Decades-long friendship with author flavors bio of Daniel Berrigan

"At Play in the Lions' Den: A Biography and Memoir of Daniel Berrigan" by Jim Forest. Orbis Books (Maryknoll, New York, 2017). 352 pp.,...

Vatican makes progress on supporting drug availability for kids with HIV

AMSTERDAM (CNS) -- An initiative to identify and properly treat children living with HIV has gained new momentum as international organizations and pharmaceutical companies...

After 100 years, Marian shrine in Alberta still draws thousands

SKARO, Alberta — It’s easy to drive by the stone grotto at the Skaro shrine for those who don’t know its history. Tucked in a...

100 years and counting: ‘I’ve had a wonderful life!’

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Vashti Jackson Woodson does not hesitate when asked how she feels about her 100 years of life. "I'm happy about everything!" she...

Catholic church leaders call for lay people to lead review of...

U.S. Catholic church leaders have been calling for an internal investigation into the handling of allegations of abuse and sexual misconduct against Archbishop Theodore...

Pennsylvania grand jury report on clergy sex abuse is delayed

WASHINGTON -- A last-minute round of legal maneuvering to keep some names from appearing in a grand jury report detailing a months-long investigation of...

Bishop Malooly among prelates with local ties at Knights convention

BALTIMORE -- The chalice on the center of the altar was given by the pope to the third archbishop of Baltimore nearly two centuries...

Kids of Armenian descent experience summertime beacon of hope in Beirut

BEIRUT — In the sweltering, crowded Bourj Hammoud district of Beirut, a group of children from poor Christian families have discovered a summertime oasis...

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