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.
Fr. Charles Curran reflects on his appreciation for Redemptorist Fr. Bernard Häring, who would have been 100 on Nov. 10.
One abnormality is the involvement of the Vatican's doctrinal congregation, not the Vatican's congregation that deals with religious orders.
There is a growing crisis in unfunded retirement and elderly care costs that religious orders of men and women face, a crisis the bishops need to examine.
After 45 years, Roy Bourgeois, who had come under scrutiny for supporting women's ordination, has been dismissed from Maryknoll.
Commentary: The International Transgender Day of Remembrance, celebrated Tuesday, honors transgender persons killed in the last year with candlelight vigils.