A Canadian archbishop visited the Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., diocese last week on behalf of the Vatican to investigate Bishop Robert Finn's leadership.
"No one I know who wants to become a priest says they want to run a business, but that's what a parish often is."
Making a Difference: Something needs to be done to stop the Islamic State, but that "something" is not more violence and war.
My Table is Spread: Shouldn't those whose marriages have ended, those who have been wounded, be at the upcoming synod on the family?
Opinion: LGBT Catholics love for the synod to accept same-sex marriages, but they are realistic enough to believe this will not happen. They are thinking of future generations.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Fr. Francis Shannon ministers to a poor parish in New York City, but he works to emulate Jesus' attitude toward everyone -- especially animals.
Faith and Justice: I wish this was the last column I had to write about the Affordable Care Act and abortion, but I doubt it will be.
Venture capitalist Frank Hanna believes that just because he's a Catholic business owner, his faith and values don't have to be checked at the office door.
If anything, Catholic virtue and a deep feeling...
Five women have been appointed to the International Theological Commission, including Sr. Prudence...
The United Nations' framework provides the "only viable way" of dealing with the global nature of modern terrorism "which knows no borders," the Vatican's secretary of state told the U.N. General Assembly on...
Celebration Publications: Thérèse of Lisieux, in her brief but intense contemplative life, brought the flame of divine love to earth in her own heart. It was the one offering she had, and she...
Global Sisters Report: Benedictine Sr. Christine Vladimiroff refused to follow a Vatican order to prohibit Sr. Joan Chittister from speaking at a conference advocating women's ordination.
If you are of the mind that it is better to give than to receive, then this story is for you.
It has to do with Mark Landis. He has spent much of his adult life as an art forger. And he was a good one,...
A Roman Observer: For his first column, Robert Mickens, a longtime Vatican observer, tells us what to expect when the synod on the family opens this weekend.
Global Sisters Report: Benedictine Sr. Christine Vladimiroff refused to follow a Vatican order to prohibit Sr. Joan Chittister from speaking at a conference advocating women's ordination....
Editor's perspective: As parish after parish closes, all ecclesial authorities seem to do is wring their hands and pray that more men answer the call to a celibate priesthood.
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