Our person of the year is circumspect and has a reputation for being an active Catholic who attends his children's sporting events.
Fr. David Verhasselt is accused of breaking the seal of confession, though he was never given the details about the complaint.
Pope Benedict XVI advanced the sainthood cause of Pope Paul VI by recognizing the Italian pope as having lived the Christian virtues in a heroic way.
Column: What better time to shop with a conscience than Christmas, the spiritual-gone-secular holiday now synonymous with "shop till you drop"?
Appreciation: With the death of the Richmond, Va., bishop, the U.S. church has lost an affable and premier "peace bishop."
Two of the Catholic blogospheres most conservative voices are headed out to sea.
Michael Voris and Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, two frequently polemic right-wing Catholic internet personalities, have announced they will be hosting a Lenten cruise to the Caribbean.
According to Voris, the cruise includes “prayer, Mass, confession, talks, and sharing — all in the beautiful setting of a cruise to the Caribbean.”
Long-time Connecticut resident and jazz legend and composer, Dave Brubeck, died yesterday morning of heart failure. He was 91 years old and one day short of his 92nd birthday. He is survived by his wife, Iola, who he married in 1942, and his five sons.
On Nov. 5, we lost a prophet: Jesuit Fr. John Kavanaugh, author, philosophy professor and America columnist, died too young at 71.
Betty Holden in on a crusade to take broken rosaries, give them new life and put them back into service.
A Catholic priest who participated in a eucharistic liturgy with a woman priest last month has been ordered to no longer celebrate the Mass or perform any other priestly duties.