The U.S. bishops will converge on New Orleans next week. Here's what they're set to talk about.
While Pope Francis has shown remarkable resilience and energy for a 77-year-old, his advisers have been asking him to take it easy.
Advocates for comprehensive immigration reform are reminding members of Congress that they will be held accountable at the polls if they fail before their summer recess to pass a bill that fixes the system.
What a difference 10 years makes.
In May 2004, Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex marriage. Six months later, with dire warnings about schoolchildren being forced to read Heather Has Two Mommies and threats of legalized polygamy, so-called "values voters" passed bans on same-sex marriage in 11 states and ushered George W. Bush to another four years in the White House.
Cardinal says many U.S. critics of Pope Francis' economic message aren't aware of the severe poverty faced by many in the developing world.
The cardinal said Pope Francis' "main point" in his apostolic exhortation is that “a wrong anthropology is creating this wrong distribution of wealth.”
What will make a difference after the May 23 shooting rampage near the University of California at Santa Barbara?
The Gallup poll’s annual “moral acceptability” scale shows that Americans are showing more tolerance for a range of behaviors.
The race to legalize same-sex marriage in the nation’s state and federal courts has become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Current immigration laws are "antiquated and inadequate," and the U.S. immigration system is "a stain on the soul of our nation," one bishop said.