How does a bishop or a church pastor or Catholic school board decide when employees aren't following church tenets?
Pope John XXIII died 50 years ago today.
The following is a statement released by the Vatican to commemorate the day.
The editor remembers the writer: A personal reflection of my work and life with Fr. Andrew Greeley.
In his career, Fr. Andrew Greeley became the voice of the liberal American Catholicism of his generation -- critical, but deeply loyal.
After publishing a book on being a gay Catholic priest, Fr. Gary Meier knows he risks his priesthood while drawing attention to the church's stance on homosexuality.
Dismas House in Nashville provides ex-offenders a safe place to stay after prison, and sometimes even offers them employment.
When Patriot Coal filed for bankruptcy in July, it cited obligations to union members among its hurdles, obligations the miners depend on daily.
Essay: For a family separated when the bombs went off near the finish line, nothing was worse than not knowing.
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, has criticized President Barack Obama’s attendance at a gala for Planned Parenthood in April, saying the organization’s focus on women’s health issues is a cover phrase for abortion services.
Writing on his archdiocesan blog Tuesday, Dolan stated that while the president "never mentioned the word ‘abortion’” during his remarks at the gala he “praised Planned Parenthood for their work for ‘women’s health’.”
Commentary: If the church wants to do demonstrate it is not anti-gay, the bishops should publicly oppose policies that prohibit gay youth from joining scouts.