Sep 4, 2014 - 04:47 pm .- Religious freedom advocates are voicing hope as the Obama administration drops its appeal in three lawsuits involving for-profit companies that object to the federal contraception mandate.
Sep 3, 2014 - 05:07 pm .- A poster campaign distributed at 25 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Mexico calls students to question the predominance of 'hookups' and assures students there are healthy alternatives to the culture often promoted by university orientations.
Sep 1, 2014 - 12:24 pm .- Some 500 Catholic leaders and their pastors from across the United States met recently at the first-ever Amazing Parish conference in Denver to brainstorm and swap ideas about improving parish life.
Aug 30, 2014 - 02:35 pm .- Pro-life advocates have strongly objected to PBS' decision broadcast the documentary “After Tiller,” saying it wrongly downplays the “gravely unjust” and deadly nature of abortion.
Aug 29, 2014 - 12:02 am .- The Knights of Columbus partnered with Connecticut-based EVTV to produce a documentary on hope and healing of Haitian children injured in the catastrophic 2010 earthquake that rocked the country.
Aug 28, 2014 - 05:48 pm .- The Pope’s support of international action against attacks by the Islamic State should be met with United Nations intervention, one Catholic professor said.
Aug 28, 2014 - 04:49 pm .- A lawyer who helped recover a stolen Host that organizers of an Oklahoma City black mass intended to desecrate said that the Church’s legal victory could have far-reaching effects.
Aug 28, 2014 - 12:41 pm .- The U.S. bishops are encouraging commemorations of the 50th anniversary of milestones in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, saying they should inspire further work for the common good.
Aug 28, 2014 - 08:00 am .- The Islamist extremist group Boko Haram’s claim to have established a caliphate – or a state ruled under Islamic law – in part of Nigeria draws inspiration from ISIS insurgents and from a desire for more world attention, said experts.
Aug 27, 2014 - 08:02 pm .- The evangelization group Catholics Come Home is set to premiere a 13-episode television series that fosters engagement in the “New Evangelization” and interviews people who have recently returned to the Catholic faith.
Aug 27, 2014 - 01:38 pm .- A student group at the University of South Alabama is challenging the university administration after being told its pro-life display must be limited to the school’s small “speech zone.”
Aug 27, 2014 - 11:48 am .- Amidst increasing violent religious persecution in the Middle East and Africa, it is vital for Christians in the U.S. to remain on guard of their own freedoms, said Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore.
Aug 27, 2014 - 10:13 am .- The Diocese of San Diego has announced that Bishop Cirilo Flores is now being treated for prostate cancer, as he continues dealing with effects of a stroke that occurred four months ago.
Aug 27, 2014 - 02:01 am .- The release of the complete adult faith formation series “Symbolon: the Catholic Faith Explained” hopes to offer a profound way of encountering the truths of the Catholic Church.
Aug 26, 2014 - 03:02 pm .- Amid backlash from religious liberty and education advocates, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown's administration has ordered abortion coverage in health insurance plans for two Catholic universities.
Aug 26, 2014 - 11:39 am .- Pope Francis on Tuesday named Auxiliary Bishop Daniel E. Thomas of Philadelphia to be the next bishop of Ohio’s Diocese of Toledo.
Aug 26, 2014 - 04:07 am .- The Church in northern California is helping respond to a major earthquake, which shook Napa Valley early Sunday morning, the largest earthquake to hit the area in 25 years.
Aug 26, 2014 - 12:02 am .- The leader of the World Jewish Congress slammed global apathy to persecution of Christians in the Middle East and other parts of the world, saying more countries should be moved to action.
Aug 25, 2014 - 10:46 am .- Cardinal Francis George of Chicago is continuing cancer treatment and has agreed to take part in a clinical trial of a new anti-cancer drug, his archdiocese has announced.
Aug 23, 2014 - 05:01 am .- Advocates of those with Down syndrome have strongly criticized prominent atheist Richard Dawkins’ suggestions that it would be immoral not to abort a child diagnosed with the condition.