"This is a community in which this type of violence is not happening on a regular basis." Without Michael Brown's shooting, Ferguson "would be pretty sleepy."
Faith & Parish
A California-based health care network, believed to be a contender to buy the Daughters of Charity Health System, has filed a lawsuit against a union that opposes the purchase.
Catholic schools can still participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge, even though the ALS Association reportedly uses embryonic stem cells in some research.
Lawyers for a priest and Catholic school teacher convicted last year of sex abuse say prosecutors didn't inform them of a witness that would have bolstered their defense.
Book reviews: More and more people are drifting away from traditional notions of church. These books explore where they go for spiritual fulfillment.
Pope Francis has named an auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia, Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, to head the diocese of Toledo, Ohio.
Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, apostolic nuncio to the United States, publicized the appointment Tuesday.
Born June 11, 1959, and raised in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Manayunk, Thomas, 55, has been an auxiliary bishop in his hometown since 2006. He was ordained for the Philadelphia archdiocese in 1985, after attending the local St. Charles Borromeo Seminary and obtaining his licentiate in sacred theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University.
With so many Spanish-speaking Catholics in Utah, the popularity and interest in the program, taught entirely in Spanish, is growing.
A retired Milwaukee priest is asking for the second time for Pope Francis to investigate Bishop Robert FInn for violations of church law.
Three protesters were arrested Aug. 22 outside of a Kansas City, Mo., nuclear weapons parts facility for trespassing on private property. The three men were part of a larger demonstration, protesting the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new facility.
Viewpoint: I've seen fear in the faces of Ferguson residents, black and white, who don't want their city to explode. They want to feel safe. But they want more.