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Biden administration sues Texas over Gov. Greg Abbott’s order to halt...

The Biden administration filed a lawsuit July 30 against the state of Texas, trying to stop enforcement of an order aimed at migrants that...

Australian Catholic hospitals call on government to make vaccinations compulsory for...

SYDNEY -- With a national emergency declared in Australia's most populous state, Catholic not-for-profit hospitals called on the Australian government to make vaccinations compulsory...

Pope Francis extends his blessing on the Olympics: ‘In this time...

VATICAN CITY -- As thousands of athletes gathered for the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Pope Francis gave them his blessing and extended it...

Guest commentary: We need to work together as a church to...

Responding to editors' requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the Catholic press, here is an editorial originally titled: "Navigating new...

Between masks and electronic devices, our children are challenged to connect...

My husband and I don't have cable, a choice made in part to spare ourselves from the punditry served up by cable news shows....

In India, COVID-19 pandemic takes a heavy toll on church leaders

THRISSUR, India -- Amid thousands dying daily of COVID-19, even in rural areas of India, the pandemic has taken a heavy toll on church...

COVID ‘Patients are … dying in front of my eyes,’ says...

THRISSUR, India -- Catholic hospital directors in India told Catholic News Service they did not have enough facilities to treat patients as India set...

Sister Keehan: Coronavirus so much more serious and devastating because of...

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed how unprepared the world is -- even wealthy, technologically advanced nations -- to work together to stop an urgent...

How families can celebrate this Easter, even with COVID restrictions

Last year, many of us had a new experience when we were faced with celebrating Easter Sunday in the midst of a pandemic. On...

Italy sees worst gap between births, deaths since 1918 Spanish flu...

ROME  -- With Italy already facing a diminishing population, low birth rates and fewer religious and civil marriages, the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted those...

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