Appreciation: Nelson Mandela's innate faith in God remains an untold yet pivotal chapter in his story.
Archbishop Pietro Parolin said he knows Pope Francis intends to reform his office but not what those reforms might entail.
Lawyers for a woman who claims she suffered a miscarriage because of the way a Michigan Catholic hospital handled her case have filed suit on her behalf against the USCCB.
Opinion: America needs a comprehensive national strategy to end hunger, a strategy based on the fundamental human right to food.
Fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy was shot while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. This is one woman's story of where she was.
Auxiliary Bishop Philip Hannan of Washington was a close friend and confidant of President John F. Kennedy, but he had kept that friendship secret.
The appointment of Caitlin Hendel came after a nationwide search and was made Nov. 16 during the NCR board's fall meeting. Thomas C. Fox will remain publisher of the company.
Two advocates for worker rights received the Catholic Campaign for Human Development Cardinal Joseph Bernardin New Leadership Award during the U.S. bishops' annual fall general assembly in Baltimore.
Jose and Ana Aguayo, a brother-and-sister team instrumental in the success of the Northwest Arkansas Worker Justice Center, were recognized Monday for their advocacy efforts on behalf of low-wage workers.
In a petition circulated online, Change.org minces no words: "NAACP: Hire the First Woman President in the NAACP's 104 year History."
Italian Cardinal Domenico Bartolucci, who had devoted most of his priestly life to music and served as director of the Sistine Chapel Choir for more than 40 years, died Monday at the age of 96.
In a telegram of condolence to Bartolucci's family and friends, Pope Francis described him as a "dear and esteemed priest, illustrious composer and musician, who exercised his long ministry particularly through sacred music, which is born of faith and expresses faith."
The pope said Bartolucci valued and promoted polyphony, "aimed at elevating the heart in praise of God."