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Key issues impacting church played big part in 2020 Supreme Court...

WASHINGTON -- The busy year for the Supreme Court had the attention of the Catholic Church from major decisions it announced this past summer...

My saint friends bring comfort and an opportunity to learn: Katie...

"Hey, babe, grab the saints blanket, will you?" I called out to my husband. A few moments later, he returned with a black blanket, the...

Pope Francis prays for Albania after earthquake leaves dozens dead

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis led prayers for the people of Albania after the country was struck by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake. "I would like...

Six students of Neumann University join the Catholic church

Six students completed the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults and became members of the Catholic Church on April 28, at Our Lady of...

This year’s Lent could be just what struggling church needs

WASHINGTON — When Lent begins March 6, U.S. Catholics will likely be more than ready for it. This set-aside time for prayer and reflection —...

Charleston bishop opposes death sentence for Dylann Roof

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Jurors unanimously agreed to sentence Dylann Roof to death for killing nine black churchgoers. In closing statements before the deliberation Jan. 10,...

Pakistani church deplores deadly suicide blast at hospital

NEW DELHI — The Catholic Church in Pakistan has condemned a suicide blast at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, where at least 70 people,...

New Vatican document reflects on relations between Catholics, Jews

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Catholics are called to witness to their faith in Jesus before all people, including Jews, but the Catholic Church...

New Mexico bishops urges vigilance after explosions at churches

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces has asked pastors, deacons and parish leaders in the diocese “to exercise increased vigilance...

‘Good Is Winning’ — Social media effort for Pope Francis’ U.S....

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A broad digital media project to coincide with Pope Francis' visit this fall to the United States aims to recruit and...

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