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Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service

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Immigrant kids at border present and accounted for – and number...

WASHINGTON -- Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a "zero tolerance" policy for immigrants crossing illegally into the United States, resulting in children being...

Circuitous route led to director’s second film on exorcism

WASHINGTON -- Sometimes the best opportunities result from a mix of asking and having things fall into your lap. So it was for William Friedkin,...

U.S. Catholics' political leanings affect their approval ratings of pope

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- In the advent of Pope Francis' fifth anniversary in the papacy, a new Pew Research poll of U.S. Catholics shows...

Son's meeting with birth mother who nearly aborted him made into...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- David Scotton knew he had been adopted, but he didn't really know the circumstances behind it until his birth mother...

‘Politics for peace’ prompts question of what it would look like

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- When Pope Francis said, in the title of his 2017 World Day of Peace message, that he wanted to see...

Church inadequate in role against racism, Bishop Murry says

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The bishop who chairs the U.S. bishops' Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism gave a sobering assessment of U.S. Catholics'...

Cardinal Dolan says March for Life is akin to MLK’s fight...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was invoked by Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York in the cardinal's homily...

Laypeople integral to ‘the pre-eminent rights issue of our day’

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Building a culture of life is not solely the work of bishops and ordained clergy. Laypeople take the lead in diocesan...

Net neutrality matters in freedom of speech, other rights

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- After new Federal Communications Committee chair Ajit Pai announced his intentions in April to redo federal policy on net neutrality,...

Creche crush: D.C. couple has collection of 500 Nativity scenes

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON  -- For Roger and Marguerite Sullivan of Washington, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. Thanks to their travels...

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