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Rev. King’s nonviolent philosophy needs to be lived today, speakers say

  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s support of nonviolence to bring about social change applies as much to today’s society...

Bishop Murry says racism demands church’s attention

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — By creating a committee to deal with racism, the country’s Catholic bishops are standing up for the American value of...

Bishops back Trump’s repeal of directive on transgender bathroom access

WASHINGTON — The chairmen of two U.S. bishops’ committees Feb. 24 praised President Donald Trump’s repeal of the Obama administration’s directive on transgender access...

Bishop Lennon of Cleveland resigns for health reasons

Catholic News Service CLEVELAND — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Richard G. Lennon of Cleveland. He has headed the diocese since 2006. Bishop...

John Glenn — fighter pilot, astronaut, senator — dies at 95

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Astronaut legend and decorated World War II pilot John H. Glenn, who served for 24 years in the U.S. Senate and...

Pope blesses 5-year-old Ohio girl who is losing her sight and...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Jesus brought humanity God’s merciful, saving love, not hatred and animosity, Pope Francis said. “Jesus makes visible a love open...

Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN, dies after long illness

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Mother Angelica, who founded the Eternal Word Television Network and turned it into one of the world’s largest religious media operations,...

Phila. auxiliary bishop to lead Toledo diocese

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has named an auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia, Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, to head the Diocese of Toledo, Ohio. Archbishop Carlo Maria...

Pope wants U.S. Catholics to lead church revival

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Pope Benedict XVI wants the Catholic Church in America to be in the forefront of reviving Catholicism worldwide, the apostolic nuncio...

Vatican announces reform of U.S. nuns’ group — updated

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Citing “serious doctrinal problems which affect many in consecrated life,” the Vatican announced a major reform of an association...

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