The story of the Catholic church in the United States has become a tale of two churches, shrinking and consolidating in some parts but flourishing dramatically in others.
Faith & Parish
Bye-bye, "Bishop Bling." The so-called "Francis effect" may be real, at least when it comes to clerical housing, and could be coming to a church near you.
Of particular concern are four dioceses that would not allow any audits and the fact that "most" dioceses do not allow or conduct audits of parishes or schools.
Several presenters at a theological conference found a shift in emphasis between Pope Francis and his two immediate predecessors.
Over the last eight years, the Newark archdiocese hasn't paid a penny to a state tax for its headstone and mausoleum business.
The Gathering on Mental Health and the Church taught attendees how to respond to people with mental illness and how to spread the help.
The Newman Hall Holy Spirit Parish community is angry and mystified after learning that Oakland, Calif., Bishop Michael Barber removed their pastor and campus minister.
If Ron and Gail Thompson had left their home 10 minutes later, the two would have been caught in the massive mudslide that killed at least 26.
The Gallup, N.M., diocese may be the ninth to file for bankruptcy in the last 10 years, but a judge doesn't want it to follow its predecessors.
NCR Today: The pastor removed from his post at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, appealed to the Vatican and lost, has been invited to meet with the bishop in early April.