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Broadcaster refuses to pay fine after radio hosts dared listeners to have sex in cathedral

The broadcasting company that aired a live description of two people having sex in St. Patrick’s Cathedral refused to pay... Read more

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Gibson film ‘faithful to Bible’s teaching’: Billy Graham

Mel Gibson's film, "The Passion of the Christ", is “faithful to the Bible's teaching that we are all responsible for... Read more

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Catholic organization promotes justice “in every cup of coffee” 

Catholic Relief Services has launched a national campaign to raise awareness of unfair coffee-trade practices and promote the consumption of... Read more

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Same-sex ruling undermines democracy: Cardinal George

According to the Archbishop of Chicago, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's recent decision to allow same-sex marriage could cause people... Read more

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Catholic college asks pro-pornography board member to step down

A commercial that features Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, surrounded by beautiful women, led to the resignation of a Thomas Aquinas... Read more

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Watchdog organization accuses CBS's 60 Minutes of promoting hardcore pornography

CBS TV's 60 Minutes, like most of the U.S. secular media, seems to have placed “its money and hopes on... Read more

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Catholic fund-raising keeps on track, research finds

In spite of some studies that predicted Roman Catholics would dramatically reduce donations to the Catholic Church, surveys show that... Read more

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Philadelphia Catholics in awe before relic of Our Lady of Guadalupe

A half-inch piece of cactus cloth in a small glass case has been drawing crowds and creating a sense of... Read more

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Catholic school program in Pittsburgh a model for special education nationwide

A nationally recognized school program, hailed as a model for inclusive, “Christ-centered” Catholic education, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this... Read more

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Lay dissident group remains banned from Boston Archdiocese

Despite a "positive" first meeting with Boston Archbishop Sean O'Malley, new Voice of the Faithful chapters are still banned from... Read more

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U.S. Congress approves Medal of Freedom to Pope John Paul

A resolution in the Senate to award Pope John Paul II the Presidential Medal of Freedom passed without a single... Read more

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Archbishop of San Antonio warns Catholics of Costa Rican cult

Archbishop Patrick Flores of San Antonio is urging Catholics to stay away from Costa Rican cult in which a former... Read more

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Catholic Media Declares "Theresa Schindler Schiavo Day"

The Catholic Media Coalition has declared Nov. 30, 2003 Theresa Schindler Schiavo Day and has sought support from the U.S.... Read more

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Chewable contraceptive pills aimed at young girls get FDA approval

The U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued its approval of a spearmint-flavored chewable contraceptive tablet Nov. 14. Read more

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Priests are called to holiness despite struggles, says Cardinal Castrillón

In the present international situation, Christians have to be in communion with God, said Dario Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos, who inaugurated... Read more

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Clergy Condemns Massachusetts Ruling on 'Gay Marriage'

Massachusetts' Catholic bishops are calling for the reversal of a ruling made by the Supreme Judicial Court yesterday, which overturns... Read more

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Bishop defends Catholic statement opposing same-sex unions

Marriage is in a crisis in the U.S., and the legalization of same-sex marriages would be another diminishing of society,... Read more

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Brooklyn diocese celebrates 150 years

The Diocese of Brooklyn celebrated its 150th anniversary by toasting its immigrants community who organized the diocese and continue to... Read more

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Workers boycott stops construction of abortion clinic

A contractor hired to build an abortion clinic quit his job this month after all of his workers and subcontractors... Read more

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Gibson's leading critic resigns from Anti-Defamation League

A leading critic of Mel Gibson's film, "The Passion of Christ", resigned from his post at the Anti-Defamation League last... Read more