Pope Francis, addressing the U.S. Congress in 2015, spoke of four exceptional Americans to be emulated during our challenging times.
Catholic leaders are cheering Colorado’s abolition of the death penalty – a move they say is fueled by new momentum following the revision to the Catholic Catechism to officially ban the practice and one that signals a westward expansion in the U.S. of the death penalty’s repeal.
New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the first Catholic bishop in the U.S. to publicly announce being infected with the coronavirus that has caused a global pandemic.
Kathleen McChesney, a leading trailblazer in the fight against clergy abuse, will receive the highest honor in the U.S. Catholic Church.
When public Masses in the Archdiocese of Washington were suspended in efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Father Scott Holmer, pastor at St. Edward the Confessor Parish in Bowie, Maryland, got creative about bringing the sacraments to his local community.
While Catholics in the U.S. continue to grapple with fallout stemming from the clergy abuse scandals, new polling suggests that Catholics have a higher opinion of the Church than they did this time last year.
Destruction is a new and difficult sight for Church of the Assumption parishioner Mark Cassman to see. Just two days prior to the Tennessee tornadoes, the church had welcomed parishioners for Sunday Mass. Now a sign on the door warns them to stay away.
Prominent attorney Mitchell Garabedian may face defamation charges following a ruling from a U.S. District judge that Garabedian never intended to bring charges against a teacher his client accused of sexual abuse. That teacher maintains his innocence.
In response to President Donald Trump’s plans to host a “Catholics for Trump” rally in Wisconsin next week, the Archbishop of Milwaukee has clarified that the rally is neither sponsored by the Catholic Church at a local level nor a national level.
“It’s my form of worship to God,” Jonny Hawkins said, “to use my creativity to bring joy and lift people’s spirits and hopefully bring a smile to their face.” Since 1986, more than 45,000 of Hawkins’ cartoons have sold to an array of publications including Chicken Soup for the Soul, Reader’s Digest, Parade Magazine, Catholic Herald, Catholic Digest and St. Louis Review, amongst others.