Cardinal Edmund Szoka, who rose from poor beginnings to reach the highest levels of service to the church, died Aug. 20.
What started as a little push has turned into a tidal wave for the once-fledgling "Mass mob" movement, which has packed more churches with every successive outing.
Global Sisters Report: For Sister of Mercy Mary Ellen Howard, the fight is elemental. "Water is life," she said, "when you shut off water, you shut off life."
The archdiocese of Detroit conducted a "Perceptions of the Faithful" survey, in which parishioners said they generally like their parish and their pastor
Fr. Edward Belczak was indicted on mail fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy charges. At issue is nearly $700,000 donated between 2004 and 2012 that have not been accounted for.
Lawyers for a woman who claims she suffered a miscarriage because of the way a Michigan Catholic hospital handled her case have filed suit on her behalf against the USCCB.
While its problems are many and its future uncertain, Detroit's archbishop said "Stories about the city being on its death bed are wrong."