Catholic colleges and universities are attracting military veterans of recent wars with a combination of financial aid, individualized assistance and opportunities for peer support.
On Valentine’s Day weekend, FutureChurch will hold a free teleconference titled, “Moving beyond patriarchy.”
Eight nuclear protesters found guilty of trespassing onto the Kansas City Plant were given an unusual sentence Dec. 13 (see story here). Instead of jail or community service, Presiding Judge Ardie Bland sentenced the defendants with homework. They were required to write one-page, single-spaced answers to six questions Bland posed on the spot.
It's cheaper than a Super Bowl ad and may have more impact: A New Jersey family tried to sell the right to name their baby.
The post on the Central Jersey Craigslist, which appeared Jan. 23, said a Jewish family had just given birth to their ninth daughter, and they were taking bids on the new name, starting at $20,000.
Pope Francis advanced the sainthood causes of eight candidates, including the founder of the Sisters of Charity of Quebec.
During a meeting Monday with Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes, the pope signed a decree recognizing that Mother Marie-Anne-Marcelle Mallet lived the Christian virtues in a heroic way and is venerable.
The ongoing strife in Ukraine is a citizen reaction to an "ideology of control and repressiveness, of control and domination," according to the archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia, who has been monitoring events in his ancestral homeland.
Editor's Note: We have been building a team here in Kansas City, Mo., to shepherd our expansion of coverage of women religious across the globe.
Fifty years ago, the bishops of Georgia and South Carolina decided it was the right time to desegregate their Catholic schools.
Charles Reginald Moore was the first African-American to graduate from St. Joseph's High School in Atlanta. Entering in the fall of 1962, when the first black students desegregated Catholic schools in the Atlanta archdiocese, Moore came in as a junior.
Instead of insurance companies, a group of believers rely on God -- and the help of others -- to pay their medical bills.