The Field Hospital: Chicago Catholics prepare for parish closings; Fake priest fleeces LA parishes; Ministry for gay and lesbian Catholics profiled in video series
The advocacy group's petition alleges that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops hasn't honored its zero tolerance policy toward abusive priests and deacons.
Distinctly Catholic: Let's look at what 2016 might hold for the Catholic church -- shakeups in the Curia, a consistory and an apostolic exhortation.
NCR Today: The US must overcome fear and continue to provide refuge for those escaping the nightmare of war.
The document "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship" and its introduction eventually passed by wide margins in separate votes during the second day of the USCCB annual fall meeting.
NCR Today: In an essay in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago's Archbishop Blase Cupich strongly advocates for immediate action on gun-control legislation.
The archbishop emphasized that the church and labor “share so much in common when it comes to standing with those left behind or left out."
Pope Francis is set to name Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich as a special delegate to a Vatican summit on family issues in October.
Last week, Pope Francis appointed three priests as auxiliary bishops of Los Angeles. One of them is the popular host of Word on Fire (and rector of Chicago's Mundelein Seminary), Fr.
Archbishop Blase J. Cupich has set a goal of benchmarking all 2,700 buildings in the Archdiocese of Chicago to ensure that they are as energy efficient as possible.
He announced the goal during a news conference Friday at Old St. Mary's School on Michigan Avenue.
The news conference was held after Chicago's archbishop toured the school with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy.