An influential Swiss abbot has attracted attention throughout Europe and has been welcomed by the future president of the Swiss bishops’ conference.
Dec 21, 2012-Jan 3, 2012
We say: Notre Dame, with the approval of its local bishop, has decided to establish a student organization for LGBT students, a move that deserves recognition.
Viewpoint: On one hand, the Obama administration defended bombing the Gaza Strip; however, it was also responsible for stopping the assault.
Some have detected a sense of drift in Poland since John Paul's death. Secularization and human misjudgments have played a part.
When the church affirms the importance of how the faithful understand matters of faith and morals, it is not saying beliefs are open to a popular vote, Pope Benedict XVI said.
New Vatican rules will not compel Catholic charities around the world to renounce government money, officials in the Vatican say.
Largely a change in structure and staffing, the plan will maintain each parish's identity while pushing parishes toward a renewed focus on evangelization.
Column: What better time to shop with a conscience than Christmas, the spiritual-gone-secular holiday now synonymous with "shop till you drop"?