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.
Each of the 15 annual services for families of murder victims held in Brooklyn, N.Y., has followed a similar pattern. Each has been marked by a uniquely memorable event.
Fr. Robert Sirico has been courting controversy for most of his adult life, following economists of the "Austrian school" who expounded the virtues of free-market capitalism.
The Rev. Larry Gipson, former rector of the nation's largest Episcopal church from 1994 to 2008, is now a candidate for Catholic priesthood.
New research shows that Catholics report the lowest proportion of "strongly affiliated" followers, while the data indicate evangelicals are increasingly devout and committed to their faith.
Dominican Fr. Tom Doyle's questions include what knowledge the order had of the Vatican's move and why it hasn't shared the official document.
Bishop Justin Welby was named Nov. 9 as the archbishop of Canterbury, primate of the Church of England and leader of the Anglican Communion.