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Retired Archbishop Daniel Buechlein of Indianapolis dies at 79

ST. MEINRAD, Ind. -- Retired Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein of Indianapolis, a Benedictine priest for 53 years, died Jan. 25 at age 79. His death...

Sam Brownback confirmed as ambassador for international religious freedom

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate has confirmed Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, a Catholic, to be the new U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom in...

Chance to start boys basketball team ‘a classic God move’ says...

OMAHA, Neb. (CNS) -- She entered religious life thinking skills she'd learned on the soccer field, and volleyball, basketball and tennis courts, would have...

USCCB president calls for prayer after Texas and Ky. school shootings

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston called for prayers for the victims killed and injured in a pair of school shootings...

Living Our Faith — Sacrament series: Reconciliation

The sacrament of reconciliation isn't about God condemning us for our sins, nor is it about the priest; rather, it's an invitation to be healed...

A regular cleaning of your soul

As a child I always disliked going to the dentist. As an adult, I can't say I'm excited to go to the dentist, but...

Cardinal Cupich cites poor health care, no accountability in school shootings

WASHINGTON -- Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston called for prayers for the victims killed and injured in a pair of school shootings in...

Congo protests end in six deaths as new elections are demanded

KINSHASA, Congo -- Security forces in Congo violently dispersed protesters who were demanding that President Joseph Kabila hold fresh elections. A spokesman for the U.N....

The sacrament of the Eucharist: Church teaching and Scripture

"He said to them, 'I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer, for, I tell you, I shall not...

The body of Christ

It was Sunday morning in the village of Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala, and I was concelebrating Mass with the pastor. Almost all those at the Mass...

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