Being Christian is looking for, following and imitating Jesus Christ — nothing more, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass.
The human rights body of Pakistan’s Catholic Church pleaded with President Mamnoon Hussain to grant clemency to a Christian death row convict who was a juvenile at the time of the alleged crime.
Guam’s archbishop said a judge’s June 5 decision legalizing same-sex marriage in the U.S. territory was “a defeat” not only “for Christian principles” but “for our island and the whole of humanity.”
The U.S. bishops gathered in St. Louis for their spring general assembly heard presentations on the pope’s upcoming encyclical on the environment, the U.S. church’s ongoing work in promoting traditional marriage and the need to remain vigilant in protecting children from abuse.
As the institution of marriage faces unprecedented challenges, the Catholic Church continues to promote and defend marriage as being between one man and one woman, said Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco.
Telling the Catholic Health Association that he was there to say thank you, President Barack Obama June 9 recalled the struggles of passing the Affordable Care Act and ticked off the successes since it became law five years ago.
Pope Francis has approved new procedures for the Vatican to investigate and judge claims of “abuse of office” by bishops who allegedly failed to protect minors and vulnerable adults from sex abuse.
Pope Francis recognized the martyrdom of 41 priests, religious and laypeople, who were killed in the 20th century “in hatred of the faith,” clearing the way for their beatification.
One of the largest churches in Mosul, Iraq, will be transformed into a mosque.
Efforts to convince people that the differences between male and female are simply social conventions, which limit individual freedom, ignore the fact that men and women need each other in order to understand themselves, Pope Francis said.
Whether you still stick to books or magazines or get everything online, Pope Francis said all media should encourage and edify — not enslave.
Pope Francis said the Vatican was ready to make an announcement concerning the alleged Marian apparitions in Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina.