The Amazon region is full of huge parishes with not enough church workers to minister among communities struggling to come to terms with change.
We say: Come September and Francis' visit, we all are likely to be shaken to our roots by a much-expanded definition of Catholic orthodoxy.
Eco Catholic: One of the nations most vulnerable to climate change has become one of the first to mobilize in response to Laudato Si'.
Self-made millionaire and Catholic Rick Kearney has spent the last 28 years building an outreach of ministries for the homeless and needy of Tallahassee.
Soul Seeing: It's 7:30 a.m. I look in the mirror. My wrinkly, bald head looks like a cracked egg.
Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst earned the "bling" label in 2013 when aides revealed he had spent 31 million euros on a makeover of his residence and office.
Latinos, one of the fastest-growing demographics in the United States, have a message for politicians: We're not apathetic. We're unconvinced.
Nowhere was that more evident than at the annual conference...
The Federal Bureau of Prisons has agreed to recognize humanism as a religion after settling a lawsuit brought by an Oregon inmate.
The move comes a year after the U.S. Army agreed to recognize humanism...
Pope Francis was the first pilgrim to sign up for World Youth Day to be held in Krakow, Poland, launching the opening of registration.
Accompanied by two Polish teenagers who wore World Youth Day 2016 T-...
Doyle said he spent eight to 10 hours over three days explaining the situation in the U.S. from the perspective of his 30 years of advocacy for victims.
Roman Catholic bishops in Kenya have urged citizens to boycott a mass polio vaccination campaign unless the safety of the vaccine has been confirmed through scientific tests.
The oral vaccination...
Global Sisters Report: "We are not a hospital, but the people are quite feeble. These are people that we cannot trace anyone to be responsible for them."
Review: French filmmakers turn a light on the reality of immigration in their county in the thoroughly engaging film "Samba."
The ruling has led to questions whether the federal government will appeal and how immigration officials will comply.
Jerome Berrigan was last arrested in 2011 at the age of 91 after protesting Reaper drones at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse, N.Y.
For the second consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame is hosting 25 men and women from 19 African countries for an intense and demanding six-week learning experience.
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