Nov 9, 2016 - 02:53 pm .- In a lopsided Election Day vote, Colorado voters decided to legalize assisted suicide. Foes of the ballot measure warned that it will have grave consequences for the vulnerable.
Nov 9, 2016 - 11:52 am .- The death penalty was up for a vote in California, Nebraska and Oklahoma on Tuesday, but stands against capital punishment proved unpopular with voters in all three states.
Nov 9, 2016 - 10:22 am .- Bishops in the United States called on Catholics to pray for elected officials on the morning following the 2016 presidential election, and exhorted them to work for unity and to promote the common good.
Nov 9, 2016 - 12:14 am .- When we purchase bananas at the grocery store or eat at a seafood restaurant, we might not think twice about it.
Nov 8, 2016 - 07:35 pm .- A new action agenda from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has drawn praise from the U.S. bishops as a step towards the “integral ecology” taught in Pope Francis’ encyclical on creation.
Nov 8, 2016 - 04:23 pm .- Despite ongoing religious freedom threats, humility and cheerfulness in serving the poor are at the heart of the mission for the Little Sisters of the Poor, the order’s vocations director said.
Nov 8, 2016 - 06:53 am .- While reading the Bible may be associated with Protestantism in the minds of some, love of Scripture is at the core of the Catholic Church, said the apostolic nuncio to the United States.
Nov 7, 2016 - 04:44 pm .- Fr. Frank Pavone, head of the controversial pro-life group Priest for Life, came under fire Monday for a video of him standing behind an altar with an aborted baby in an effort to support Donald Trump.
Nov 7, 2016 - 10:10 am .- As Americans across the country prepare to step into the voting booth tomorrow, what are the most important principles for Catholics seeking to form their consciences according to Church teaching?
Nov 7, 2016 - 02:06 am .- Following a tumultuous and divided election season, Catholics in the U.S. should find ways to create unity and healing, said Supreme Knight Carl Anderson of the Knights of Columbus.
Nov 6, 2016 - 02:02 pm .- A new poll released Friday shows Donald Trump winning the Catholic vote by 16 points – but is it an accurate prediction of how Catholics will vote next Tuesday?
Nov 5, 2016 - 02:47 pm .- Bishop James Conley of Lincoln has called on the group “Nebraskans for the Death Penalty” to retract social media advertisements which distort his words to promote a capital punishment initiative in the state.
Nov 5, 2016 - 04:48 am .- For years, the American Medical Association has held a strong stance against measures promoting physician-assisted suicide. But that could change.
Nov 4, 2016 - 04:17 pm .- The reality of evil and the tender mercy of Jesus Christ were on the mind of Denver’s new auxiliary Bishop Jorge Rodriguez at his ordination Mass.
Nov 4, 2016 - 03:40 pm .- A group that has been tied to the idea of a “Catholic Spring” revolution in leaked emails may have tried to intimidate pastors at Catholic Churches in Florida during the last presidential election.
Nov 4, 2016 - 11:51 am .- Among the first acts of the next president of the United States will be the appointment of a new justice for the U.S. Supreme Court, comprised currently of eight members since the February death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.
Nov 4, 2016 - 06:12 am .- The Church in Boston is asking voters in Massachusetts to reject the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state next week.
Nov 4, 2016 - 12:33 am .- Serious problems loom for the future of health care in the U.S. – and Catholics must help resolve them, experts say.
Nov 3, 2016 - 03:31 pm .- With recent polls showing an increasingly tight presidential race, it's still unpredictable as to who will come out next week as the next president of the United States.
Nov 3, 2016 - 03:09 am .- Religious liberty is a pressing issue in this election, advocates say – but both major presidential candidates have shown serious deficiencies when it comes to protecting freedom of religion.