(RNS) — A number of new Advent resources available this year admit a bleak midwinter spirit, drawing attention to grief and injustice.
BOSTON (RNS) — More than 10,080 Christians have signed a petition urging officials at the Jesuit university to reject a potential donation from the Koch Foundation toward the school's political science department.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Seven years ago, with a tap on an iPad, the pontificate was ushered into the world of social media, creating a new space for evangelization and papal communication.
(RNS) — God is never mentioned in the philosophical director's latest film: There is no need. God’s presence is always implied in the physical world.
(RNS) — The actor said his own diverse faith background not only motivated him to take on the starring role in "Dark Waters" and to produce the film, but it has also grounded his activism over the years.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In a surprise move, Pope Francis appointed Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines, as the head of Propaganda Fide, the major Vatican department for evangelization, and signaling a possible papal successor.
(RNS) — Well-liked and respected at home, the bright and pastorally minded archbishop of Manila has all of the attributes prized by Francis.
(RNS) — After centuries resisting slavery, racism and inequality, dozens of black Catholic lay associations are hopeful that a new network and changes in the Church will extend their history.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — This year’s Christmas display incorporates fallen trees collected from more than 100,000 acres of land ravaged by a severe storm that hit northern Italy last year.
(RNS) — 'To live an ethical life it's not enough to refrain from lying, stealing or killing,' says the renowned bioethicist. 'We have to assist people who lack the necessities they need to survive.'
NEW YORK (AP) — Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo stepped aside amid mounting calls for his ouster from his staff, priests and public over his handling of allegations of clergy sexual misconduct.
(RNS) — Pope Francis welcomed more than 30 refugees Wednesday in Rome. The refugees — mostly from Lesbos — will begin a new life in Italy.
(RNS) — The beatification of late Catholic Archbishop Fulton Sheen was postponed this week, marking the latest setback on the road to sainthood for the beloved television and radio preacher. ...
(AP) — The day the Catholic Church has long feared has come, with 15 states extending or suspending their statute of limitations to allow abuse claims stretching back decades.
SAN BERNARDINO (RNS) — Bishop Alberto Rojas is slated to lead the Diocese of San Bernardino — the nation’s fifth-largest Roman Catholic Diocese — as Bishop Gerald Barnes prepares for retirement.