The April announcement that a Catholic health care system was buying one of four health insurance providers in Arkansas was met with widespread praise.
June 20-July 3, 2014
We say: Yes, the rich are growing richer, but the concentration of wealth is more extreme than most imagine. This is sparking a new look at poverty.
Soul Seeing: In-between processes are less rational than imaginative, less internally focused than looking for clues outside the self.
Some call it the wave of the future. Others see a tsunami in progress. But FAITH Catholic Publishing is making the U.S. diocesan press evolve.
Ten priests wrote to the nuncio severely criticizing their bishop, Frank Dewane, describing what they said had become an "intolerable" situation.
Non-Christian religions account for only about 5 percent of the U.S. population, according to Pew Research Center's recent study on religious diversity.
The remainder of the U.S. population is made up of Christians and the "religiously unaffiliated," whom the center defined as "those who say they are atheists, agnostics or nothing in particular."
Global Faith: This was not a trip to Jerusalem or Rome, but to Cuba. Our band of 23 were not tourists or service volunteers but pilgrims.
During the first day of their summer assembly, the U.S. bishops focused on issues of religious liberty, same-sex marriage, and participation in the U.S. political sphere.
Almost 450 people attended the inaugural Mass of the Evangelical Catholic Church being established in Bend, Ore., with Fr. James Radloff as pastor.
No one knows how many letters Pope Francis gets a week from Catholics and others worldwide wanting him to turn his attention to their concern. But rarely, if ever, in the 2,000-year history of the papacy have prisoners received a missive from the pontiff.