The sexual assaults are alleged to have taken place from 1989 to 1990 while Paul Russell was a priest in the Archdiocese of Boston.
Voting on the measure, which is being closely watched outside Kansas by both sides of the abortion debate, is Tuesday, Aug. 2.
The feast of Our Lady of the Angels of Porziuncola and its associated indulgence is a way to focus on the importance of Mary and the Franciscan tradition in the Church, said one friar.
An amendment to a California abortion bill ensuring it would not protect cases of infanticide is just one of many possible amendments that would improve it, the state Catholic conference has said.
A poll released this week found that of Catholic likely voters in the U.S., half believe in the Real Presence of the Eucharist, and 37% go to confession at least annually.
The Diocese of Tulsa has requested prayer for all involved in a mass shooting at a medical office building near the city’s Saint Francis Hospital, which has left at least four dead.
In a May 20 letter addressed priests of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, Cordileone explained that his instruction is nothing but the application of the Church’s teaching.
An exhibition of artwork made by Ukrainian refugee children was opened Sunday at the complex of St. James' Cathedral in Riga. Hosted by Archbishop Zbigņev Stankevičs, the event was attended by several ambassadors to Latvia.
Cardinal George Pell said Friday that the recent testimony of Cardinal Angelo Becciu at the Vatican finance trial “was somewhat incomplete.”
Pro-life advocates have condemned the leak of a draft opinion in a U.S. Supreme Court case that would overturn Roe v. Wade, while also looking forward to such a decision being made.
After the Michigan governor sued Thursday asking a court to find that the state constitution includes the right to abortion, the state’s Catholic conference urged that the state’s laws, and judicial precedence, be respected.
Colorado governor Jared Polis signed a bill into law Monday codifying the right to abortion and contraception in the state.
Archbishop Zbigņev Stankevičs visited with Ukrainian refugee children in Latvia on Friday, welcoming them to the country as an exhibit of their artwork is being prepared.
Pope Francis encouraged those participating in the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress to hope in Christ’s mercy and to be outgoing, in a video message sent to the conference Friday.
The Vatican's surprise announcement March 15 that Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary later this month raises a host of questions. To begin with, what does "consecration" mean? We've got answers for you.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster reflected on the priesthood on Saturday, preaching at the Mass of the priestly ordination of Jonathan Goodall, a former Church of England bishop.
The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, a society of apostolic life which celebrates the Roman rite according to the liturgical books in force in 1962, published Monday a papal decree confirming their faculty to use those books.
The Archdiocese of Boston announced Wednesday, the same day the Massachusetts governor lifted a state school mask mandate, that school mask mandates will be eliminated at its schools.
St. Alphonsus parish in Fresno was broken into overnight earlier this month. Both the tabernacle and a Marian shrine were vandalized.
Bishop James Conley and the leaders of five Catholic medical or professional associations on Thursday founded the Catholic Health Care Leadership Alliance, meant to support the reception and provision of health care in accord with Church teaching.