As part of a parish reorganization and merger plan, Bishop Earl K. Fernandes spoke of new possibilities for growth.
“It is clear to me that this course of action would not have been taken with anyone else,” Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco said Thursday.
Three former students at a Massachusetts Catholic high school have filed a lawsuit against Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley and other Church leaders.
Over 30 of Nebraska’s 49 senators joined the governor for the signing of the Let Them Grow Act, which bans abortion 12 weeks into pregnancy.
The report released May 23 covers allegations from 1950 through 2019 within Illinois’ six Catholic dioceses.
Only about half of Americans now say they are certain that God exists, but many Americans say they still pray several times a day.
Four Catholic bishops from the U.S. and Japan called for G7 leaders who are meeting in Nagasaki to take action against nuclear weapons.
The stamp’s design drew negative comments because it “recalls a colonial past very distant from Pope Francis’ message of universal fraternity.”
Federal regulators should reject proposed over-the-counter use of the progestin-only “minipill” contraceptive, the U.S. bishops have said.
The French Bishops’ Conference announced the change as part of a large set of measures designed to “intensify the fight against sexual violence within the Church.”
The joint statement said the presentation reaffirmed “the dignity of every human being.”
The Chicago-born bishop brings extensive experience to the role, including his chairmanship of the USCCB Committee on African-American Catholics.
“This is the destruction of two embryonic human individuals to create a third individual,” the Anscombe Bioethics Centre said.
A question about Budapest-born Father Jálics came during the first Jesuit pope’s apostolic visit to Hungary.
The new redesign intended to emphasize the “Canadian identity of the monarchy” was recommended by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
A leading artificial intelligence researcher some call the “godfather” of AI says the technology is developing at a “scary” rate.
Federal government regulators backed off their demands that a Catholic hospital extinguish its chapel candle.
A Catholic hospital system in Oklahoma is contesting federal officials’ demand that it must extinguish an enclosed tabernacle candle in its chapel.
Loneliness is a risk factor for many serious, even deadly, health conditions, and the antidote is social connection like that found in religious groups.
The bill bars incitement to violence or hatred against persons on account of protected characteristics.