Essay: For a family separated when the bombs went off near the finish line, nothing was worse than not knowing.
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, has criticized President Barack Obama’s attendance at a gala for Planned Parenthood in April, saying the organization’s focus on women’s health issues is a cover phrase for abortion services.
Writing on his archdiocesan blog Tuesday, Dolan stated that while the president "never mentioned the word ‘abortion’” during his remarks at the gala he “praised Planned Parenthood for their work for ‘women’s health’.”
Commentary: If the church wants to do demonstrate it is not anti-gay, the bishops should publicly oppose policies that prohibit gay youth from joining scouts.
A Philadelphia jury on Monday found Dr. Kermit Gosnell guilty of murder in the deaths of three babies born alive during abortions and acquitted him of a fourth similar charge.
Opinion: Author Garry Wills says the priesthood is superfluous. My reaction is to think of all the priests I've been blessed to know.
Where's the best place to be a mother? What about the worst? A humanitarian group's new report has the answers.
When Michael Odermatt was a small child, his godfather gave him a stamp depicting the Swiss Guard, an image that fascinated him.
Alumni of a Catholic college in Kansas have objected to the selection of Rep. Paul Ryan as the speaker at Saturday's graduation.
Analysis: No miracle is required for Oscar Romero's canonization because he was martyred, something Pope John Paul II personally affirmed.
An undisclosed community on Wednesday accepted the body of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, which is now "entombed," according to police in Worcester, Mass.
Tsarnaev's uncle, Ruslan Tsarni, found a funeral home in Worcester to handle the body, but had struggled to get a cemetery to accept it. The Boston Globe reported that the body is buried in a community outside Massachusetts.