Fr. Helmut Schüller closed his "Catholic Tipping Point" tour Thursday, delivering thousands of red ribbons to Cardinal Timothy Dolan's office.
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan said the pope's words "may be something people find new and refreshing. I for one don't think it is."
The International Criminal Court declined a request from victims of clergy sexual abuse to investigate Vatican officials and their responsibility for the abuse of children by Catholic priests around the world.
In a two-page letter May 31, the court told the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights, which represented the victims, that the offenses alleged in the survivor's petition "do not appear to fall within the jurisdiction of the court."
Essay: A forum on faith-based humanitarianism in May discussed the layers of complexity that come with such aid.
The New York archdiocese says a New York Times story on birth control coverage had some inaccuracies.
A group calling itself "Catholic Whistleblowers," which plans to keep tabs on the sexual abuse of minors in the church, launched in May.
Catholic Whistleblowers aim to bird-dog church leaders on sexual abuse of minors cases. Bishops must be accountable, they say.
Where's the best place to be a mother? What about the worst? A humanitarian group's new report has the answers.
The "Nuns on the Bus" are revving up their engines for another national campaign, this time for social justice along the country's Southern border to push Congress to pass immigration reform.
Analysis: The addition of Kim Daniels, who is a leader of the conservative media lobby Catholic Voices USA, seems aimed at revamping the hierarchy's communications strategy.