A new civil sex abuse lawsuit has been filed against former cardinal Theodore McCarrick, also naming Opus Dei priest Fr. Michael Barrett, who is currently a pastor in the Archdiocese of New York.
As workplaces have begun to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, some Catholic institutions insist that conscience exemptions are necessary. In addition, priests should be allowed to support Catholics who conscientiously refuse COVID-19 vaccines, says one bioethicist.
Leading U.S. bishops on Friday welcomed Afghan nationals to the United States who had assisted the United States’ military, diplomatic, and humanitarian operations in Afghanistan.
The Archdiocese of New York has instructed priests not to grant religious exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines, saying that do so would contradict the pope.
The bishop emeritus of Albany says that the diocese once handled allegations of sexual abuse against priests without notifying law enforcement, returning accused priests to ministry following treatment.
The organizers of an Aug. 14 Tridentine Mass in Washington, D.C. – canceled per new papal restrictions on traditional liturgies - are asking the Archbishop of Washington to reinstate the Mass.
Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick now faces a fifth civil sex abuse lawsuit in New Jersey, after he was criminally charged in a Massachusetts district court this week for sexually assaulting a teenage boy.
Leading U.S. bishops on Thursday opposed the House passage of appropriations bills that would fund abortions and exclude conscience protections in health care.
The House this week passed spending bills that would allow funding of abortions both in the United States and abroad.
Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has reportedly been charged with sexual assault of a teenage boy, a crime alleged to have occurred in the 1970s.
The sacrament of confession must be part of the U.S. bishops’ discussions on worthiness to receive Communion, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States said on Wednesday.
Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington has reportedly withdrawn permission for a solemn pontifical Mass that was to be offered August 14 in D.C.
Christians around the world must speak out against persecution of non-Christians, the Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of London told CNA during a recent summit on international religious freedom.
A Washington church won its case against a state abortion coverage mandate on Thursday, in a ruling by a federal appeals court.
The annual conference of the Catholic apostolate Courage International concluded last week, focusing on the example of St. Joseph.
One recent survey shows a majority of U.S. Catholics supporting use of the death penalty for murder convicts. The support follows a 2018 update to the Catechism that the death penalty is “inadmissible.”
The Archbishop of Cincinnati on Tuesday said he was not informed of President Biden’s upcoming visit to a Catholic university in his archdiocese. He did not approve the university hosting the event.
More U.S. bishops have issued guidance on the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass in their dioceses, following a papal document that on Friday imposed restrictions on the use of traditional liturgy.
Grateful for aid to Iraqi Christian genocide victims, the Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Erbil says more must be done to ensure the ISIS genocide is not repeated.
A Nigerian priest who ministers to trauma victims in the country’s northeast says he is aware of the danger priests face from Islamist terror groups.