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U.S. urged to end funding of research using tissue from aborted...

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities praised a decision by the U.S. secretary of the Department of Health...

‘Kindness campaign’ in schools aimed at lowering anxiety, boosting morale

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- In recent years, Catholic Charities school counselors have noticed an unsettling trend of more anxiety and less empathy among their young...

Cardinal beatifies 22-year-old Romanian as ‘martyr to chastity’

WARSAW, Poland — A 22-year-old Romanian peasant has taken a step closer to sainthood as a “martyr to chastity,” six decades after she was...

Pa. bishops support creating fund to compensate survivors of sex abuse

PHILADELPHIA — The bishops of Pennsylvania’s eight Roman Catholic dioceses are supporting creation of an independent fund to compensate survivors of clergy sexual abuse. Ever...

Blessed Romero’s ‘heroic life, sanctity’ holds many lessons, bishop says

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. — Blessed Oscar Romero’s martyrdom, “the holy sacrifice of his life,” during his celebration of the “holy sacrifice” of the Mass...

Georgetown Prep urges look at culture in wake of Judge Kavanaugh...

WASHINGTON -- In a letter to the school community, the president of an all-boys Jesuit high school in suburban Washington emphasized the schools' mission...

Fifth National Encuentro participants share joy, hope, energy, spirit

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Joy, hope, energy and a spirit of continued collaboration are contagious among the participants of the Fifth National Encuentro, like Fermin...

Encuentro encouraged to ‘go forth as community of missionary disciples’

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Quoting from Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation "The Joy of the Gospel," Archbishop Christophe Pierre encouraged Hispanic Catholic leaders and bishops to...

National Fifth Encuentro seeks plan for Hispanic ministry

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- A video message from Pope Francis and a procession of Encuentro crosses representing all of the participating episcopal regions were the...

Bishop Robert Morneau, retired auxiliary of Green Bay, admits failure to...

ALLOUEZ, Wis. -- Retired Auxiliary Bishop Robert F. Morneau of Green Bay has requested and has been granted a withdrawal from all public ministry. In...

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