Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan, one of the most influential voices in shaping Catholic thinking about war and peace during the past century, died April 30.
The religious freedom campaign of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops took on a new urgency, wrapped in ominous tones and a foreboding script, in a newly released video.
Fr. Hans Küng: Pope Francis "has thus responded to my request to give room to a free discussion on the dogma of infallibility."
Pope Francis again denounced clericalism among Catholic priests, and reaffirmed the right of laypeople to make decisions in their lives.
Letter-writers include Irish Redemptorist Fr. Tony Flannery, Paul Collins, Fr. Roy Bourgeois, Loretto Sr. Jeannine Gramick, St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, and Australian Bishop William Morris.
Commentary: We should "show affection and concern" for each other, Pope Francis writes in Amoris Laetitia, even as we engage in difficult discussion.
Editorial: Amoris Laetitia is a challenge to parrhesia: bold, fearless dialogue about the family.
"There is no 'just war,'" the some 80 participants of the conference state in an appeal they released April 14.
Amoris Laetitia: Pope Francis departs from recent pastoral practice, asking clergy to embrace God's grace at work in difficult and unconventional situations families face.
As legislative proposals for doctor-prescribed suicide become more prevalent, the Catholic bishops of Iowa have organized a statewide effort to promote an awareness about end-of-life care aligned with Catholic teaching.