Attendees at a regional conference of the World Union of Catholic Women's Organizations focused on how Catholic women can take action, locally and globally, on "all forms of poverty" -- hunger, domestic violence, human trafficking and the needs of migrants.
The Friends of Franz Jägerstätter peace group have turned their focus to young Christians in spreading their message of nonviolence.
Q and A: Franciscan Fr. Michael Perry said Pope Francis should keep in mind the message of St. Francis and the Gospels.
Fewer rebels had grander visions for disarmament and world peace than Garry Davis, and fewer still of these dissidents acted as practically, emphatically, spiritually, personally and -- while we're at it -- morally to show the way.
It began on May 25, 1948, when the 26-year-old former Broadway actor and B-17 bomber pilot in World War II walked into the American embassy in Paris to renounce his U.S. citizenship and claim world citizenship. Stateless and believing the planet should be borderless, he became an Earthian.
Q and A: Those wondering if history is repeating itself in regards to U.S. intervention in the Middle East need only look back 11 years.
According to Census Bureau estimates, there are 46.5 million poor people in the United States. This is the story of one of them.
On Wednesday morning, retired Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Lyne of Chicago died at his residence in the rectory bearing his name at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago. He was 94.
Visitation for the bishop was scheduled from 2-9 p.m. Sunday and from 9-10:15 a.m. Monday at Holy Name Cathedral. Cardinal Francis George was to be the main celebrant at the funeral Mass Monday with Auxiliary Bishop Francis Kane, vicar general, will be the homilist. Burial was to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Hillside.
The film "Rise and Dream" focuses on the struggle for harmony in the city of Zamboanga, where Muslims and Christians live side by side.
Fr. Greg Reynolds of Melbourne, Australia, has become the first person excommunicated for such beliefs under the papacy of Pope Francis.
Appreciation: Marie Varley, a former Caldwell Dominican sister who served with Church World Service for many years, died Sept. 2 at age 75.