Jul 26, 2016 - 04:36 pm .- After Senator Tim Kaine, a Catholic from Virginia, was named Hillary Clinton’s running mate last week, several bishops spoke out on the sanctity of life – implicitly criticizing the nominee's pro-choice stance.
Jul 26, 2016 - 10:01 am .- As Democratic Party leaders met to choose a presidential nominee and party platform, Philadelphia’s Catholic basilica hosted an interreligious prayer service for the United States.
Jul 26, 2016 - 03:04 am .- When Maggie was in high school, she stayed after class to talk to ask a teacher what to do about a very personal concern she felt her physician was not taking seriously. What she learned led to the discovery of a brain tumor, and treatment for the growth which had been affecting the teen for years. The tools she needed to find and treat this growth came from an awareness of her fertility and natural cycles.
Jul 26, 2016 - 12:48 am .- Megan Finegan and Kaylin Koslosky are not theologians, journalists, or youth ministers. But the 22-year-old friends believe that they can minister to other young women by writing a new book about femininity.
Jul 25, 2016 - 12:47 pm .- A new poll released Monday found that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe abortion clinics should be held to the same medical and safety standards as other outpatient surgery centers.
Jul 23, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- After several shootings and increased racial tensions around the country, the head of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has called for a national day of prayer and appointed a task force devoted to peace and unity.
Jul 22, 2016 - 02:49 pm .- The National Basketball Association’s decision to pull its all-star game from Charlotte, North Carolina over the state’s bathroom bill has drawn criticism from those who say the decision is hypocritical.
Jul 21, 2016 - 04:58 pm .- As the 2016 Republican National Convention draws to a close, some Catholics are concerned about a perceived lack of priority given to pro-life, marriage, and religious freedom issues in the GOP.
Jul 21, 2016 - 02:50 pm .- Prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis as its present and past archbishops apologized for failures to protect children from a sexually abusive priest.
Jul 21, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Some people have difficulty seeing the point of prayer in times of trouble. But for Magnificat magazine columnist Jennifer Hubbard, prayer got her through one of the worst times of her life.
Jul 20, 2016 - 02:14 pm .- It merited only one paragraph in the 2016 GOP platform, but the party’s stand against pornography is drawing commendation from all sides, not only conservatives and Catholics.
Jul 20, 2016 - 10:30 am .- Catholic News Service has named Greg Erlandson, former president and publisher of Our Sunday Visitor, as its new director and editor-in-chief.
Jul 20, 2016 - 12:04 am .- Some news reports got it wrong: Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput’s guidelines on Holy Communion and divorce-and-remarriage were “certainly correct” and in line with Pope Francis and Catholic teaching, an Illinois bishop has said.
Jul 19, 2016 - 04:26 pm .- The detailed platform adopted by the Republican Party this week received mixed reactions among Catholics for its positions.
Jul 19, 2016 - 12:08 pm .- Free legal counsel and advice may sound too good to be true, but in the Diocese of Oakland, it’s a reality.
Jul 19, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Two of the largest chain restaurants with free WiFi in the United States, McDonald’s and Starbucks, are adding pornography filters to their internet.
Jul 18, 2016 - 03:54 pm .- By a 2-to-1 margin, Americans believe it is unfair to extend the statute of limitations regarding sex abuse cases for private institutions but not public ones.
Jul 18, 2016 - 02:52 pm .- Jesus Christ’s triumph over death, despair and hate should move us forward after a deadly attack on law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, the city’s bishop said Sunday.
Jul 18, 2016 - 09:55 am .- Archbishop Georg Ganswein has criticized the German Church Tax process, calling its handling of people opting out of the controversial system “a serious problem.”
Jul 16, 2016 - 02:09 pm .- On Thursday, the bishops of California announced their support of a state ballot measure that would end the use of capital punishment in the state, replacing it with life in prison without possibility of parole.