In the aftermath of a chaos- and hate-filled weekend in Virginia, Catholic bishops and groups throughout the nation called for peace after three people died and several others were injured following clashes between pacifists, protesters and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 11 and 12.
The Knights of Columbus, long associated with swords, capes and chapeaus, will be going through a significant uniform change.
Bishop Thomas Eusebius Naickamparampil, who is currently serving Syro-Malankara Catholics in the U.S. and Canada, has been named the first bishop of the new Eparchy of Parassala, India.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops again has called on President Donald Trump to ease the “onerous” contraceptive mandate of the Department of Health and Human Services under the Affordable Care Act because it violates religious freedom.
A group of Blessed Oscar Romero devotees in the U.S. is inviting parishes around the country to mark on Aug. 15 what would have been the slain Salvadoran archbishop’s 100th birthday.
After the Senate Republicans failed to get enough votes to pass a “skinny” repeal to remove parts of the Affordable Care Act July 28, the U.S. Catholic Church’s lead spokesman on the issue said the “task of reforming the health care system still remains.”
St. Elizabeth of Hungary stands tall, the bread in her right hand, a gift to the poor, looks like it may have just come from the oven. The roses at her waist, visible from an opening in her cloak, are a symbol of God’s protection.
Sixty adults and youth from the Diocese of Brooklyn were among more than 2,000 who attended the National Black Catholic Congress in Orlando, Fla., earlier this month.
There are plenty of myths that surround natural family planning, but advocates say the Catholic Church can help dispel those myths and raise an awareness of which fertility-awareness options exist for married couples that embrace Church teaching.
After a Texas attorney general gave the Trump administration an ultimatum to end a policy protecting young migrants or face a lawsuit in September, the Catholic bishops of Texas expressed disappointment in a letter to the state official and blamed Congress for the uncertain future the migrants are facing.