The road signs leading to this hamlet of 292 souls in the dry highlands northeast of Guadalajara read “Santo Toribio Romo.”
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Catholic Relief Services’ new president wants to partner with more U.S. Catholics as agency works to improve the lives of people in need overseas
In an effort to help businesses stay strong and healthy, and avoid the occupational hazards of greed, overwork and exploitation, the Vatican’s justice and peace council has released a handbook for business educators and entrepreneurs.
Celebrating an outdoor Mass on his first day in Cuba, Pope Benedict XVI acknowledged the struggles of the country’s Catholics after half a century of communism and described human freedom as a necessity for both salvation and social justice.
French church leaders condemned a March 19 attack outside a Jewish school in Toulouse, the latest in a series of attacks by a gunman on a motorbike.
While Pope Benedict XVI delivers his message to the bishops and political leaders of Mexico, the faith of the Mexican people is unlikely to be affected by those conversations.
Archbishop John Nienstedt is among those criticizing the Jan. 20 announcement by the federal Department of Health and Human Services that religious organizations could delay but not opt out of a requirement that all health plans cover contraception and sterilization at no cost.
British bishops plan to use the 2012 London Olympic Games to renew interest in the Catholic faith
Minnesotan Father Mike Joncas will receive the Sophia Award Feb. 12; the honor recognizes his work that discloses “the riches of the liturgical tradition in ever new and creative ways.”
Catholic parishes are urged to be ready for an uptick in interest from inactive Catholics beginning Dec. 16 and continuing through Jan. 8.
Near the southwestern edge of the vast stretch of East Africa where drought has led to famine and more than 13 million people are considered to be living in crisis, Henry Lesokoyu is the picture of hope and optimism.
The Supreme Court Nov. 14 agreed to take three separate cases challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, granting an unusually lengthy time period for oral arguments.