Appreciation: Marie Varley, a former Caldwell Dominican sister who served with Church World Service for many years, died Sept. 2 at age 75.
A former Kansas City pastor was sentenced Thursday to 50 years in federal prison on child pornography charges.
No one has a bad word to say about Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Lyne, perhaps because he rarely says anything negative about anyone else.
Mission Management: Certain factors can help you live longer, including where you live, says Dan Buettner, a New York Times best-selling author.
It is disappointing "to see the Boy Scouts of America succumb to external pressures and political causes at the cost of its moral integrity," one bishop said.
The Wednesday hearings quickly turned colorful when two activists refused to pay their fines and demanded jail time.
Bishop F. Joseph Gossman increased roles for women and laity in Raleigh and helped Southerners see that Catholics are Christians, too.
A Vietnam War chaplain and candidate for sainthood was remembered as a man dedicated to the spiritual care of his Marines.
A U.S. military strike on Syria would be an "abuse of power" that should be "condemned and rejected," the global leader of the Jesuit order of Catholic brothers and priests has said.
Jesuit Fr. Adolfo Nicolás, who leads the some 17,000 member order that counts among its ranks Pope Francis, adds his voice to a chorus of Catholic prelates around the world sharply criticizing the attack in an interview made public Wednesday.
On the eve of the first anniversary of the death of Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, Pope Francis called the late-fellow Jesuit and biblical scholar, a "prophetic" figure and a "man of discernment and peace."
The late cardinal, who died Aug. 31, 2012, at the age of 85, was "a father for the whole church," and remembering one's fathers "is an act of justice," the pope said during a meeting with a group of Italian Jesuits.