We say: Barring women from ordination to the Catholic priesthood is an injustice that cannot be allowed to stand. The call to the priesthood is a gift from God.
Faith & Parish
Analysis: A year ago, the Catholic church began to use the missal. No one revolted, but can we call it a success?
Tired of crowds and commercialism? Here are a few alternative ways to buy Christmas gifts for your loved ones and the needy.
At their fall meeting, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voted to accept a new preaching document, an admonishment of poor preaching.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan wrote of the decision: "I dread this! I'd rather be opening new schools, not closing some." This would be the second round of closures.
On Thursday, members of the Father Ryan High School Marching Band will perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
The Cardinal Newman Society is probably best known for its role in controversies over speakers or course offerings, conflagrations it often helps ignite.
Learning from the burgeoning charter school movement is one way to solve the current Catholic school crisis, said education experts at a recent half-day seminar.
The plan organizes Boston's 288 parishes into 135 "parish collaboratives," each led by a pastoral team and a pastor, to respond to challenges the church in Boston faces.
Perspective: New Yorkers met the challenges of Hurricane Sandy with typical grit, grace and fortitude; however, they made the city feel different.