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Robbers invade Bannabikira Sisters convent in Uganda, beat nuns and take...

KAMPALA, Uganda -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni instructed security officials to carry out a thorough investigation to track down robbers who attacked a convent...

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops renew nuclear disarmament call as 1945...

WASHINGTON -- Members of a U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' committee renewed a long-standing call for nuclear disarmament as the 75th anniversary of the...

Survey of United States bishops reveals coronavirus pandemic has shaken diocesan,...

CLEVELAND -- Nearly every bishop responding to a survey said the coronavirus pandemic has seriously affected the celebration of the sacraments and rites and...

Catholic police chief J. Scott Thomson helped Camden reboot its force...

NEW YORK -- In 2013, as police chief of Camden, New Jersey, J. Scott Thomson gave Camden Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan, a tour of...

Central African Republic twins conjoined at head successfully separated at Vatican-owned...

VATICAN CITY -- After more than a year of preliminary studies and three difficult operations, a medical team at the Vatican-owned pediatric hospital successfully...

Retired Pope Benedict XVI follows his brother Georg Ratzinger’s funeral virtually

REGENSBURG, Germany -- Retired Pope Benedict XVI followed the funeral of his brother, Georg Ratzinger, via livestreaming, reported the German Catholic news agency KNA. Bishop...

Portland inmate Hal Elkins lived inspiring Catholic life behind bars, ‘serving...

PORTLAND, Ore.-- In 1993, 39-year-old nuclear engineer Hal Elkins hit the bottle and fell into a jealous rage. He pocketed a gun and stumbled...

Ignatius Press to publish Australia’s Cardinal Pell prison journal in hopes...

ROME — Ignatius Press will be publishing Australian Cardinal George Pell's prison journal and it is also appealing for donations it will give the...

God listens to everybody including sinners, saints, victims, and killers, Pope...

VATICAN CITY -- Everyone lives a life that is often inconsistent or a "contradiction" because people can be both a sinner and a saint,...

Mexican bishops pledge to help after earthquake in southern Oaxaca

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's bishops pledged to help the people affected by an earthquake in southern Oaxaca state that left at least five dead. "We...

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