Crux, an online news feed about the Catholic world established a year and a half ago by the Boston Globe, will get a new partner effective April 1 after the Globe announced March 11 that it would cut ties with Crux.
Although he lives a relatively hidden life in a villa in the Vatican Gardens, retired Pope Benedict XVI continues to study modern theological questions and, occasionally, to comment on them publicly.
With Massachusetts facing a growing epidemic of opioid addiction, the Massachusetts Catholic bishops have urged actions be taken to quell the epidemic.
Meg McDonnell, executive director of Women Speak for Themselves, was on the phone, testing out a chant for a March 23 Supreme Court rally.
Father Virgilio Elizondo, a nationally known professor of pastoral and Hispanic theology at the University of Notre Dame and founder of what is today the Mexican American Catholic College in San Antonio, was found dead in his home the afternoon of March 14. He was 80.
Local supporters of Women Speak for Themselves, a national religious liberty organization led by Helen Alvaré, is participating in a national service day at the Little Sisters of the Poor’s Holy Family Residence in St. Paul March 23.
When President Barack Obama announced Judge Merrick Garland as his Supreme Court nominee in the White House Rose Garden March 16, his praise for the candidate was coupled with an urgent plea that members of the U.S. Senate give Garland a fair chance. The president said he took seriously his responsibility to find a nominee […]
Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend said he disagreed with University of Notre Dame officials for honoring Vice President Joe Biden with the Laetare Medal for outstanding service to the Catholic Church and society.
100th anniversary of the event that left 500 dead, thousands injured
Three Franciscan priests, including one assigned to a Minneapolis parish, were charged with conspiracy for endangering the welfare of children as well as for endangering the welfare of children in connection with a two-year investigation into sexual abuse in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
The archbishop who serves as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has asked U.S. Catholics to sign a pledge calling for an end to the slaughter of Christians and members of other religious minority groups in the Middle East.