NCR Today: Fr. Tom Eichenberger, cleared of an allegation that he abused a boy 38 years ago, said he feels no joy, just relief, that he has been found innocent.
Updated: "Feelings of anxiety and pessimism are notable among white Americans, but are especially pronounced among white evangelical Protestants and members of the Tea Party."
Distinctly Catholic: There is a question hanging over this plenary meeting of the U.S. bishops: Did Pope Francis come here two months ago?
During Call to Action's 2015 conference, about 30 former and active church workers shared stories of how they and others laboring for the church had been fired, ostracized and maltreated.
The 39th annual Call to Action conference covered a variety of issues, including the transgender experience, the journey of the undocumented immigrant, and the firing of LGBT church workers.
Highlighting Pope Francis’s instructions to the hierarchy, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, USCCB president, opened the body’s annual fall meeting with a reflection on the upcoming year of mercy.
More than 1,000 inactive and active Mormons on Saturday to protest the LDS Church’s recent policy decisions involving same-sex couples and their children.
Though numbering near 2.5 million, homeless youth in the U.S. seep through the cracks -- undetected, unaccounted for, and also increasingly from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population.
The Supreme Court justices will decide whether tough restrictions placed on abortion clinics and doctors in Texas constitute an "undue burden" on women seeking legal abortions.