Retired Bishop Anthony Bosco's tenure was marked by efforts to catechize the laity and bring them into a richer involvement with the church.
An organization that opposed the Boys Scouts' decision to accept gay Scouts announced it will launch an alternative group with a Christian worldview.
The president of Trinity Washington University chastised congressional lawmakers for not stopping a hike in the interest rate on student loans.
"The failure of Congress to prevent interest rates on Stafford loans from doubling is simply reprehensible," Patricia McGuire told Catholic News Service.
Eco Catholic: At 10,345 square feet, Marie Sweeney and Fred Taylor's backyard garden seems to go on forever.
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.