Fr. Peter Miqueli resigned his Bronx pastorate last week and faces a lawsuit charging him with theft from weekly collections and a church thrift shop
Celebrating Mass with some 25,000 people in Madison Square Garden Friday, Pope Francis reflected on the difficulty of living life as a Christian in a big city.
Pope Francis encouraged an audience of Catholic school students and immigrants to live with joy and dare to dream.
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" had scheduled a televised papal prep rally. What was inside the historic doors of the Ed Sullivan Theater?
Pope Francis poignantly thanked U.S. Catholic women religious -- recently the subject of two controversial Vatican investigations -- for their work in building and maintaining the church throughout the country.
Beyond Francis' address, the agenda for the U.N. is loaded. Sustainable Development Goals are first on the docket, set for adoption following the pope's speech.
Over the past year, Cardinal Timothy Dolan unleashed a series of parish consolidations, closings and mergers, affecting a sizeable chunk of the Archdiocese of New York's 368 parishes.
Pope Francis' address to a joint meeting of Congress Sept. 24 will be broadcast live to members of the public on the West Front of the Capitol, House Speaker John Boehner announced Wednesday.
"The visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. Capitol is a historic moment for the country," he said in a statement, adding that "the unprecedented nature of his visit" prompted the decision to broadcast his address.
Pope Francis will visit Cuba and the United States during a Sept. 19-27 visit. Get the full schedule here.
An Upstate New York bishop has dismissed a 2013 complaint that accused a retired United Methodist pastor of breaking church law by officiating at several same-sex weddings, including his daughter’s.
Bishop Mark Webb’s May 26 decision to dismiss charges against the Rev. Steve Heiss eliminates a costly and controversial church trial, which in other cases has highlighted the denomination’s divisions over ministering to gays and lesbians.