A retired archbishop, known as a bridge-builder between Catholics and Muslims throughout the world, was awarded the highest honor given by Australian Catholic University.
More than half (55 percent) of the nation's estimated 19.6 million Hispanics identify as Catholic, according a new report, but that's 12 percentage points below 2010.
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Norman Carroll says he is an Episcopal deacon today rather than a Roman Catholic one largely because of a one-on-one conversation in February 2013.
Pope Francis' exhortation for priests to smell like the sheep have made these priests more confident in engaging issues of labor and work.
Q and A: Pope Francis has opened up new opportunities for the Catholic church and has allowed for a "fresh sharing" of the faith, Baltimore Archbishop William Lori said.
Viewpoint: In a style that is simple, direct and trenchant Küng through his writing has ventured fearlessly into places that other theologians do not reach.
Viewpoint: Hans Küng provides grounds for the inner courage that is needed to begin efforts that will accelerate that positive change in the Catholic church.
Loretto Sister Ann Patrick Ware worked for the National Council of Churches in the 60s and 70s. While there, she wrote a short, scholarly paper about what to do if you aspire to become a Roman Catholic saint.