Apr 3, 2014 - 02:03 am .- Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta has apologized for constructing a new $2.2 million residence, saying the plan was well-intended, but he failed to consider the example it set.
Apr 3, 2014 - 12:02 am .- Cardinal Peter Turkson has encouraged business school faculty to teach their students about the Church's social teaching and to form them in ethics, morals, and stewardship.
Apr 2, 2014 - 04:32 pm .- Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) has called on President Barack Obama to follow up on his meeting with Pope Francis by backing the creation of a special envoy for religious minorities in the Middle East and south central Asia.
Apr 2, 2014 - 12:04 pm .- Planned Parenthood has decided not to endorse a Pennsylvania lawmaker who supported increasing health regulations for abortion clinics, a move that critics describe as indicative of the abortion giant’s true interests.
Apr 2, 2014 - 04:04 am .- A recent “Catholic Advocacy Day” gave laity in Oklahoma the opportunity to participate in the legislative process and to be “a voice for the voiceless,” the Oklahoma City archdiocese says.
Apr 1, 2014 - 06:26 pm .- Pro-life advocates took encouragement from a federal appeals court’s decision upholding a Texas law that strengthened health and safety requirements for the state’s abortion clinics and barred late-term abortions.
Apr 1, 2014 - 05:09 pm .- At age 19, Maria Teresa Alva was already involved with the Christian Life Movement in her native Peru, when she met members of the Marian Community of Reconciliation, also known as “Fraternas” — laywomen who have consecrated themselves to God in order to serve others in the world.
Apr 1, 2014 - 04:47 pm .- A group of U.S. bishops visited the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday to say Mass in remembrance of migrants who died during their journey, calling attention to the humanitarian consequences of American immigration policy.
Apr 1, 2014 - 12:34 pm .- Pope Francis has named Archbishop Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis as a member of the congregation of the Roman Curia that oversees vowed religious life.
Apr 1, 2014 - 02:04 am .- The earliest days of a child's development, both in the womb and after birth, are essential to human development and are well within the reach of the development community's ability to address the problem, a House hearing said.
Mar 31, 2014 - 05:05 pm .- Prominent Catholic laywomen have responded to recent statements by former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, saying he lacks understanding of the Church and of the nature of service.
Mar 30, 2014 - 04:10 pm .- Two groups of religious sisters new to North Dakota’s Diocese of Bismarck bring the blessings of prayer and their examples of faith and service to the area, an official with the local Church said.
Mar 29, 2014 - 06:03 am .- Black Catholics across the globe have dedicated their talents and their lives to their faith since earliest days of the Church, a Catholic author and scholar has said.
Mar 28, 2014 - 01:56 pm .- As the California-based Napa Institute enters its fourth year, its upcoming conference aims to continue engaging Catholics in response to a U.S. culture that is increasingly antagonistic to their faith.
Mar 28, 2014 - 04:09 am .- The website GoodConfession.com aims to encourage Catholics to go to Confession more often, and to return to the “life-changing” sacrament if they have been away for some time.
Mar 27, 2014 - 02:29 pm .- Pro-life members of the House of Representatives spoke out in support of the Green and Hahn families after they argued in front of the Supreme Court in defense of their religious liberty rights.
Mar 27, 2014 - 04:06 am .- Ecclesiastical tribunals are an essential part of the Church's saving mission -- thus changes to their procedures, including the annulment process, should be considered with great care, Cardinal Raymond Burke has said.
Mar 26, 2014 - 04:28 pm .- Several bishops have praised “Cesar Chavez,” a new movie about the labor rights leader and devout Catholic, for its portrayal of a man whom they say embodied the ideals of Catholic social justice.
Mar 26, 2014 - 04:01 am .- Women supporting employers challenging the government's contraception spoke out in support of a vision of women's equality that supports fertility and women's role as employers, as the case was argued before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday.
Mar 25, 2014 - 03:49 pm .- As the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments touching on religious freedom and for-profit companies Tuesday, the justices seemed divided over support for corporations or the government.