Appreciation: In a career that spanned five decades, Bernard Cooke's theological scholarship focused on the sacraments and on ministry in the Catholic church.
Appreciation: Theologian Bernard Cooke saw the church in a state of evolution and questions if the papacy's extravagance contradicted Jesus' message.
Dr. Edmund Pellegrino, regarded as a founding father in the field of bioethics, died June 13 at the age of 92.
In a career that spanned more than six decades, he was a renowned physician, ethicist, research scholar and administrator. Among his many accomplishments was founding and directing Georgetown University's Center for the Advanced Study of Ethics and he also was a former president of The Catholic University of America.
While media all over the world speculate about whether South African national hero Nelson Mandela will make it through his latest hospitalization, locals say he has the right to be left alone.
Mother Tekla Famiglietti is an orthodox leader who has, for more than three decades, built a power base with considerable financial prowess.
Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Sullivan never had his own diocese, but he served the church through charity and health care efforts.
Column: A look at two men who are an inspiration to runners the world over in light of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Essay: The two Capuchins approach their leadership roles in different ways, illustrating the paths Catholics can (and do) walk.
The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests will talk about the selection process of bishops and the ordination of women and married men at their second annual assembly.