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The logic of sports and life

Sports and spiritual life resemble each other in notable ways that caught St. Paul's attention in his First Letter to the Corinthians (9:24-27). In the...

Author shares stories from his meals with St. John Paul II

Catholic News Service ROME -- For some 25 years as pope, St. John Paul II would invite people to his table each day -- sharing...

Vatican Letter: Pope Francis’ pro-life challenge: Respect all life, oppose death...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis’ recent statement that the death penalty is incompatible with the Gospel focused less on a government's role...

Dolan: Honesty about church’s flaws might win back fallen-away members

Catholic News Service NEW ORLEANS — New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan suggested to more than 400 priests of the state of Louisiana that humbly...

Legacy of 1986 interfaith peace gathering in Assisi lingers

Catholic News Service ASSISI, Italy — Religious leaders celebrating the 30th anniversary of St. John Paul II’s Assisi interfaith peace gathering in 1986 called on...

In Krakow for World Youth Day, Pope urges Poles to value...

Catholic News Service KRAKOW, Poland — Poland’s memory and identity are the two catalysts that will lead the country forward and turn hopeless situations, such...

Ali known not just for prowess in ring but also for...

Catholic News Service PHOENIX — Muhammad Ali leaves an indelible mark on the world not only as a fighter and athlete but as a man...

Pope Benedict sees the yearning for mercy as a ‘sign of...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Although he lives a relatively hidden life in a villa in the Vatican Gardens, retired Pope Benedict XVI continues...

Marriage portrays the beauty of keeping promises made freely, says pope

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Bring honor back to keeping one’s promises, which must be made in full freedom and kept by making sacrifices,...

All wars begin in a jealous heart; let go of pride,...

  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — All wars begin in the human heart, a heart that is jealous and bitter and tears apart communities through...

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