Following its bankruptcy filing last year, the Diocese of Buffalo, New York has cut spending on some its Catholic schools.
In a recent pastoral letter, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York encouraged Catholics to foster a culture of life through charity and prayer.
Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania this week chose not to present a proposed constitutional amendment to voters via an emergency process. The amendment would have opened a two-year window during which victims of child sexual abuse could file lawsuits, even if the statute of limitations had run out.
Several Catholic dioceses are hosting a webinar Monday night to better inform people about the consequences of the Equality Act, which they say would seriously hinder religious freedom.
Catholic leaders in Sri Lanka are urging the government to step up its efforts to investigate the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks, which killed more than 260 people and injured more than 500.
A Jesuit priest who celebrated Joe Biden’s inaugural Mass in January is under investigation for alleged inappropriate behavior, according to the California university he heads.
Archbishop Charles Chaput, who retired as Archbishop of Philadelphia last year, has released a new book taking a look at how Catholics can ground their life in “right loyalties” in order to remember the things that are really important.
Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska opened up in a March 19 letter about how in the midst of a nearly year-long sabbatical he took for mental health reasons, learning about and consecrating himself to St. Joseph helped immensely with his recovery.
The Canadian diocese of Saskatoon has promised to release a list of priests and Church officials found guilty of sexual abuse since 1933.
An international group of Catholic media professionals and scientists have founded a new organization to help counter misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine.
A district court in Japan has ruled that the government’s failure to acknowledge same-sex marriage is a violation of the constitution.
Catholic schools in Virginia’s Diocese of Arlington are open for in-person instruction, and finding demand to be so high that 150 more teachers are needed.
A 17-year-old girl is dead following a stabbing at a Catholic high school near Edmonton Monday morning.
After the Vatican Secretariat of State issued a decree on March 12 banning the practice of private Masses in the main church of St. Peter’s Basilica, questions remain about the manner in which it was promulgated, which was unusual for a document of its importance.
A Catholic priest from a northern Indian diocese has been suspended after allegedly physically assaulting the diocese’s bishop.
The European Union has declared itself an “LGBT freedom zone,” prompting objections from the Polish government, which says it has a right to maintain traditional views on marriage and family.
The American Civil Liberties Union has received a major donation from a billionaire heir whose LGBT activism includes both funding for efforts to limit religious freedom and funding for Christian groups - including Catholic dissenters - that want to change their churches’ teachings on marriage and sexual morality.
Global hunger has reached an alarming level and could grow worse as the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on, said Catholic Relief Services this week.
A bankruptcy judge ruled this month that the Diocese of Buffalo has “no obligation” to retain a law firm on behalf of two retired bishops, whom the state attorney general is suing for alleged cover-up of sexual abuse.
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