Pope Francis on Friday heard the confessions of three young people in the Jardim Vasco da Gama, renamed Reconciliation Park for World Youth Day.
Church attendance has dropped off since the pandemic for Generation X more sharply than for other age groups since the pandemic, according to a new survey.
Robert G. Bowers is the first person to be condemned to death under the Biden administration, which placed the federal death penalty under moratorium in 2021.
James Phillip Barnes is scheduled to die Thursday, but bishops in Florida have appealed to Gov. Ron DeSantis for a stay.
World Youth Day 2023 kicked off in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 1 with an opening Mass attended by hundreds of thousands of people.
Seven parishes plan to send appeals to the Vatican, putting the mergers planned for the parishes on hold until the Dicastery for the Clergy issues a ruling.
Alliance Defending Freedom announced July 27 that a federal court has ordered the Biden administration to pay $65,000 in attorneys’ fees.
Catholics in St. Louis and across Missouri, as well as Pope Francis himself, had advocated for a stay of Johnny Johnson’s execution.
Already three years into his 15-year prison sentence for criticizing the country’s regime, Ihar Losik has not been heard from since February.
A parish under the three siblings’ patronage celebrates unity as it marks the July 29 feast day of the three friends of Jesus.
Catholics across Missouri had advocated for a stay of Johnny Johnson’s execution, citing the Church’s teaching on the admissibility of the death penalty.
More than two dozen U.S. dioceses, including two in U.S. overseas territories, have entered into bankruptcy proceedings, the vast majority in the past decade.
A team of researchers is seeking to put AI to use for a different and more noble purpose — the translation of the Bible into extremely rare languages.
Teddy Howell, 9, is the creator of a new podcast, launched March 12, that helps kids encounter the Lord in the Bible.
As the new monarch of England is crowned, the ceremony’s many symbols and traditions are rooted in history.
Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City in an interview this week called for responding to those experiencing gender dysphoria with empathy.
Advocates for persecuted Christians in Nigeria are criticizing a new report prepared by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
While euthanasia is still illegal in the U.S., 10 states now allow assisted suicide, and at least a dozen are currently considering legislation to legalize it.
The Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life will prepare the text at the request of Pope Francis.
Pope Francis emphasized the importance of lay ministers working in service to others rather than as a way to inflate their egos.