Two years after a tornado flattened their church and devastated their town, members of St. Barbara Parish packed the pews Dec. 19 as their new church building was dedicated.
Faith & Parish
The Field Hospital: St. Lucy's Parish in Syracuse emulates Pope Francis by reaching out to the poor through a variety of programs.
In interviews with church personnel who work with divorced and remarried Catholics, NCR discovered different interpretations of the synod's recommended use of "internal forum."
The Field Hospital: Parish music leader fired after it is learned he is in a same-sex marriage; Catholics in St. Louis and Dallas support victims of flooding and tornadoes, respectively
The Nebraska Catholic Conference has urged people to support a proposal considered by the Nebraska School Activities Association to formalize basing high school sports participation on students' sex at birth.
Eco Catholic: St. Louis-area parishioners responded to people impacted by record flooding that struck areas in the archdiocese.
A new report reveals congregations with fewer than 100 in weekend attendance -- the most vulnerable to collapse -- rose to 58 percent in 2015.
Making a Difference: The world is a wonderful place. God is so good in giving it to us. But to a large extent, we have not taken care of it.
The Philadelphia archdiocese's Ecclesiastical Exchange program sells unused religious objects at a steep discount to churches in Pennsylvania, Arizona, Florida, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina and Texas.
Prince of Peace Parish in Bellevue invited six families to take home real wooden doors donated by a parishioner and turn them into doors of mercy.