Part 2 of four-part series: Research shows how resilience can moderate the impact of trauma on body, mind and spirit.
Analysis: There are at least three additional concrete effects of the potentially historic opening of exploring the ordination of women deacons.
Part 1 of four-part series: What do we know about the potential impact of early abuse and neglect on a victim's life?
Analysis: Catholic institutions battling the National Labor Relations Board's jurisdiction is not a valid exercise of religious liberty.
If Pope Francis wanted a single image to illustrate the special Year of Mercy he could do no better than choosing a masterpiece by the Italian artist known as Caravaggio.
Analysis: Is the HHS contraception mandate a threat to religious liberty? The Supreme Court has been asked to decide. Oral arguments take place March 23.
Third Anniversary of Election: Catholic conservatives are worried Pope Francis is quietly unraveling the legacy of his predecessors.
Analysis: An investigative journalist has written a book about the Mexico City-based Legionaries of Christ, in which he likens the order's late, disgraced founder to a Mafia capo.
Analysis: France -- and its Muslim community -- is at the forefront of a large cultural and religious debate that will not spare other European countries nor America.
Analysis: How Pope Francis' vision of church plays out at the local level is evident, in part, in the work of national conferences, such as the annual fall USCCB meeting.