Resources for schools to tap into programs to help students find peaceful solutions and help teachers identify students who are isolated would be more useful than "having more locks on the doors."
In a hearing on a lawsuit challenging the HHS contraceptive mandate Dec. 14, lawyers could barely complete their sentences before judges asked questions challenging their assertions.
Seven in 10 Mass-goers say the new English translation of the Roman Missalis a "good thing," yet a strong minority, including bishops and priests, remain hesitant.
More than a third of Americans believe the severity of recent natural disasters is evidence that we are in the "end times" described in the New Testament -- a period of turmoil preceding Jesus' Second Coming and the end of the world.
"There is a significant proportion of Americans who see these phenomena through a theological lens," said Daniel Cox, research director at the Public Religion Research Institute, which released a poll on religion and climate change on Thursday in partnership with Religion News Service.
Survivors of Typhoon Bopha scavenge whatever debris they can to build makeshift shelters across storm-ravaged provinces of the southern Philippines.
The Supreme Court will hear a case on California's Proposition 8 and a New York case on the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
As thousands of Philippine families remained in shelters, Catholic Relief Services and Caritas Philippines prepared to speed household supplies and water to eastern sections of Mindanao affected by powerful Typhoon Bopha.
Packing 120-mph winds and torrential rains as it made landfall on the country's southern-most island Tuesday, the storm left at least 300 people dead and hundreds more missing, Joe Curry, CRS country representative, told Catholic News Service.
Tired of crowds and commercialism? Here are a few alternative ways to buy Christmas gifts for your loved ones and the needy.
A 14-year-old Catholic high school student is one of 10 artists who recorded "Pacha's Pajamas," a cartoon about protecting the environment.
Learning from the burgeoning charter school movement is one way to solve the current Catholic school crisis, said education experts at a recent half-day seminar.