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Catholic social justice group in solidarity with march on Washington in...

WASHINGTON -- On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, college student Aalayah Eastmond, of Trinity Washington University, spoke of her dream Aug. 28, at...

Living models of faith: The Catholic Committee of Appalachia

Unlike many Catholics who flocked to central Appalachia in the wake of "This Land Is Home to Me," the 1975 Appalachian bishops' pastoral letter,...

Mexican crime boss ‘El Marro’ arrest highlights troublesome presence of drug...

MEXICO CITY -- No sooner had federal forces arrested José Antonio Yépez Ortiz -- a crime boss known as "El Marro," or the sledgehammer...

Australian, English bishops discuss morality of possible COVID-19 vaccine

ROME — More bishops are pleading with their governments to give priority to ethically developed coronavirus vaccines, but many also are telling Catholics that...

Maryland bishops mark 100 years of women’s suffrage with a call...

BALTIMORE — The pioneering women who fought for the right to vote are being hailed by the bishops of Maryland. An Aug. 26 letter from...

Missionaries of Charity nuns test positive, miss out on celebration of...

KOLKATA, India -- Missionaries of Charity nuns canceled the usual birth anniversary celebrations of their founder, St. Teresa, this year after some nuns tested...

Abby Johnson, former Planned Parenthood director, says ‘you can’t even conceive...

WASHINGTON -- Abby Johnson, former director of Planned Parenthood and convert to Catholicism, addressed the Republican National Convention Aug. 25 in a video message...

Texas Catholics encourage census participation amid pandemic

HOUSTON — When the main worries are paying rent, keeping healthy and providing food for the family, participating in the 2020 census may not...

Cardinal Dolan offers prayer at Republican National Convention ‘that all lives...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan thanked God for living in a country that respects religious freedom and prayed for people...

Lector assaulted during Mass at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and...

PHILADELPHIA -- A lector at the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia was punched in the face by an assailant after...

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