In a year the Black Lives Matter movement spread across the globe, Brazilians are beginning to focus on the role the Catholic Church played in the institution of slavery in the country.
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Catholics split almost evenly in supporting Donald Trump or Joe Biden in the presidential election. Now they’re divided over a declaration by the head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that the president-elect's support for abortion rights presents the church with a “difficult and
In an Apr. 25 conference call for Catholic leaders and educators, President Donald Trump identified himself as the “best [president] in the history of the Catholic Church,” where he warned that issues at stake in the upcoming presidential election, particularly on abortion and religious liberty,
With the outbreak of COVID-19, many historic Hispanic Catholic sites are limiting access — or outright closing — to pilgrims seeking a last hope prayer. The cancellations come even as Catholics seek divine protection — in the form of healing sand, holy water or a
(RNS) — It is normal and customary to identify Pope Francis's conservative critics as "traditionalists." But much of what they say is a far cry from Catholic tradition — not least their criticism of the pope itself. We need a new way to identify them.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday (May 9) requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — A global summit of Catholic bishops on Saturday (Oct. 27) issued a powerful call for the inclusion of women in decision-making roles
(RNS) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has released a more than 1,300-page grand jury report detailing allegations of widespread sexual abuse of more than