After publishing a book on being a gay Catholic priest, Fr. Gary Meier knows he risks his priesthood while drawing attention to the church's stance on homosexuality.
Dismas House in Nashville provides ex-offenders a safe place to stay after prison, and sometimes even offers them employment.
When Patriot Coal filed for bankruptcy in July, it cited obligations to union members among its hurdles, obligations the miners depend on daily.
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.