The Texas supreme court on Friday rejected a defamation lawsuit against the Lubbock diocese, filed by a former deacon who disputed the diocese listing him as “credibly accused” of abuse of a minor.
While some activists claim that the U.S. bishops will be voting next week on denying Communion to President Joe Biden, the bishops will be considering a number of items at their annual spring meeting – none which specifically concern Biden.
Cardinal George Pell – the former prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy – called for stronger fiscal accountability procedures at the Vatican, in a recent interview with CNA.
The U.S. bishops next week will deliberate and vote on whether to draft a teaching document on the Eucharist – despite the recent request of some bishops to delay such a discussion.
Baltimore’s archbishop called on Catholics to “make history,” at the bicentennial Mass of America’s first cathedral on Monday, the feast of the Visitation.
As a basilica in Baltimore celebrates its 200th anniversary this weekend, its rector says one celebration will stand above the rest – the beginning of perpetual Eucharistic adoration in the city.
A Missouri crisis maternity home run by Catholic Charities recently celebrated the birth of the 100th baby to its formerly homeless clients.
When President Joe Biden releases the details of his budget, as he is expected to this week, a number of long-standing pro-life policies could be at risk – including one amendment named after Biden himself.
Fr. James Altman, a controversial priest of the Diocese of La Crosse who published a viral video statement last year that Catholics cannot be Democrats, said on Sunday that his bishop has asked him to resign as pastor.
One pro-life leader is “confident” that Democratic Senator Joe Manchin (W.Va.) – a key swing vote in the U.S. Senate – will oppose efforts to fund abortions in the coming fiscal year.
Escalating bloodshed in Nigeria is fueled in part by religious extremism – and the United States must recognize this in order to achieve peace, says the former U.S. religious freedom ambassador.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday said she was “pleased” with the Vatican’s recent letter to U.S. bishops on Communion for pro-abortion politicians.
The former U.S. religious freedom ambassador hopes that a new report documenting abuses by the Chinese Communist Party will prompt the Vatican to rethink its agreement with China on the ordination of bishops.
The Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Wednesday said that late-term abortions are done to “protect” women’s health, and would not acknowledge an existing federal ban on “partial-birth abortion.”
The U.S. fertility rate fell by 4% last year to its lowest recorded level, new federal data published on Wednesday revealed.
A fire broke out on Monday evening at Saint-Pierre-Saint-Paul church, in Lille, France, and has reportedly been contained.
New Census numbers show the U.S. had its slowest decade of population growth since the Great Depression - and experts say this confirms a pre-existing downward trend.
In a column for the archdiocesan newspaper on Wednesday, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York implored Catholics to return to Sunday Mass during the Easter Season.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday called on Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying that Pope Francis has called vaccination a “moral obligation.” However, the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) stated in December that vaccination against COVID-19 is not a moral obligation – a statement that was approved by Pope Francis.
A year after the coronavirus pandemic forced closures of businesses and sent the national unemployment rate soaring, Catholic Charities D.C. is still serving the most vulnerable in the nation’s capital.