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Pope encourages Azerbaijan’s small Catholic community

Catholic News Service BAKU, Azerbaijan — Catholics cannot economize when it comes to spending time in prayer with God and in service to other people,...

Olympian Biles keeps rosary, a gift from her mom, close when...

RIO DE JANEIRO — U.S. Olympic gymnast and gold medalist Simone Biles says when she travels, she sometimes takes with her a statue of...

Catholic Navy SEAL, presented Medal of Honor for action in Afghanistan,...

WASHINGTON — A Catholic Navy SEAL with a strong devotion to St. Michael the Archangel was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack...

Head of Ukrainian Catholic Church skeptical of papal-Orthodox declaration

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The joint declaration signed Feb. 12 in Cuba between Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow has met...

Supreme Court Justice Scalia dies at 79, devout Catholic said his...

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died of apparent natural causes Feb. 13 while in Texas on a hunting trip, once said...

Survey shows increase in Americans who aren’t part of any religion...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A major study of the religious landscape of the United States shows a continuing decline in the number of people...

Pope calls for Catholics and Jews to stand together to defend...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — European Christians and Jews must stand together in witnessing to faith in God and in defending one another from...

Catholic and Lutheran bishops call for halt to ‘inhumane’ family detention...

DILLEY, Texas — Five Catholic and Evangelical Lutheran bishops traveled to the Dilley Detention Center in south Texas March 27 and visited with families...

Historians explore Shakespeare’s Catholic sympathies

Catholic News Service STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England — Inside this town's recently refurbished Royal Shakespeare Theater, a massed audience, banked on three floors, gazes attentively out over...

Sudanese woman rearrested at airport

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Meriam Ibrahim, a Catholic woman originally sentenced to death for marrying a Christian, was released from prison June 23, but apprehended...

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