The feast of Our Lady of the Angels of Portiuncula and its associated indulgence is a way to focus on the importance of Mary and the Franciscan tradition.
The First Vatican Council, held in 1869 and 1870 and left unfinished due to the capture of Rome, is regarded as the forerunner of Vatican II.
Bishop Jeffrey Monforton of Steubenville, Ohio, announced in a message to the diocese on Tuesday that a merger of the local Church with the Diocese of Columbus seems to be the best response to the decline in the area’s population.
The archbishop of Utrecht has urged that the Flemish bishops be asked to withdraw their statement introducing blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples.
The Biden administration’s proposal to force hospitals and doctors to perform gender-transition surgeries is “misguided,” the two cardinals wrote Monday.
Bishop Michael Sheridan, who led the Diocese of Colorado Springs from 2003 to 2021, died Tuesday.
The Synod on Synodality has thus far demonstrated the “joys, hopes, and wounds” shared by members of the Church in the U.S., according to a report issued Monday.
Participants have called the event an opportunity for encounter and finding common ground.
Following a stabbing spree in rural Canada that left at least 10 dead and 18 injured, the local Catholic diocese is praying for victims and first responders.
In their message for Labor Day, the U.S. bishops have urged the passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act as a means of building a just economy for women and families.
A letter written on the eve of the conclave that elected him Bishop of Rome shows that Albino Luciani expected to return to Venice as its patriarch.
The Indiana Supreme Court ruled Wednesday upholding the dismissal of a Catholic school teacher who had contracted a same-sex marriage.
The bishop of San Diego shares Pope Francis' passion for the plight of migrants, the homeless, and the environment.
Shortly after Governor Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma denied clemency to death row inmate James Coddington on Wednesday, the Archbishop of Oklahoma City encouraged the state not to resort to the death penalty.
Archbishop Rembert Weakland, a Benedictine who served as archbishop of Milwaukee from 1977 to 2002, died overnight on Monday.
Cardinal Marc Ouellet, Prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops, on Friday denied having made inappropriate gestures on a woman who has alleged he sexually assaulted her.
Bishop Joseph Brennan of Fresno joined the United Farm Workers last week for a portion of the union’s march through California’s Central Valley to support a union voting rights bill.
Cardinal Marc Ouellet, Prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops, was accused of sexual assault in a civil suit filed against the Archdiocese of Quebec on Tuesday.
“The Proclamation of the Kingdom” is an online conference being held later this month to discuss evangelization and the great commission to teach and baptize all nations.
Even if a specific encyclical such as Humanae vitae is not infallible, "the teaching that it presents is in fact irreformable, because it's part of the ordinary and universal magisterium of the Church."