An attack at a downtown Phoenix church left a 29-year-old priest dead and another critically wounded. Both priests are part of an order dedicated to celebrating the Tridentine rite.
Review: Emma Anderson uses skills of an anthropologist, archeologist and journalist to show that the cult of American martyrs is "politically incorrect."
No one knows how many letters Pope Francis gets a week from Catholics and others worldwide wanting him to turn his attention to their concern. But rarely, if ever, in the 2,000-year history of the papacy have prisoners received a missive from the pontiff.
If interfaith marriages are supposedly doomed, Dale McGowan's should have been toe-tagged from the start.
He's a committed atheist; his wife comes from a line of Southern Baptist preachers. Yet 23 years and three kids later, they are still happily married.
What's their secret? McGowan, 51, has just written In Faith and In Doubt: How Religious Believers and Nonbelievers Can Create Strong Marriages and Loving Families, to help other couples considering what he calls a "religious/nonreligious mixed marriage" succeed.
NCR Today: This week's USCCB meeting could be a turning point for the U.S. bishops, but will they sail with the Francis wind or will they buck the waves of change?
Ann Manganaro was a Sister of Loretto who died 21 years ago. She and I were two of seven women who opened the St. Louis Catholic Worker back in 1977.
Ignatian Volunteer Corps, a Baltimore-based organization, has 465 retirees working with more than 400 partner groups in 20 cities to serve the poor.
Faith and Justice: "Cardinal Dolan misses what Pope Francis sees so clearly: The growth of inequality everywhere ... is a result of American-style capitalism," one theologian said.
NBC Connecticut News: A man who pleaded guilty last year to drug conspiracy charges for supplying four pounds of meth to a former Bridgeport priest was sentenced on Wednesday.
WHERE TWO WORLDS TOUCH: A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY THROUGH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
By Jade C. Angelica
Published by Skinner House, $16