(RNS) — The five candidates all are in the early stages of the journey to sainthood.
Tag - American Catholicism
(RNS) — A sexual abuse allegation made against a top retired U.S. Catholic cleric, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, has been deemed 'credible and substantiated' by church authorities, who ordered McCarrick to cease all public activities.
(RNS) — The spring meeting of Catholic bishops made headlines with their stern critique of the Trump administration's immigration policies, a political splash for a group that has struggled to remain relevant in the Trump era.
(RNS) — At this year’s Met Gala, New York’s biggest fashion night, the theme was 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.' For practicing Roman Catholics, the red carpet coverage was at once thrilling and troubling.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego criticized both extremes in the fight over religious freedom and called for public consensus based on solidarity to heal our nation in this hyper-partisan age.
(RNS) A member of the nation’s most famous Catholic clan, Shriver talks about his new book on the pontiff, and how it changed him.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Thirteen are under 80 years old and eligible to enter a conclave to choose his successor -- or become the next pope.
OAKLAND, Calif. (RNS) Catholic churches on the West Coast are vibrant and very different -- but that's something the pope will not see on his East Coast-only visit.
(RNS) But the Boston archbishop, one of Pope Francis' closest advisers, said the Vatican needs a system of accountability and must “avoid crowd-based condemnations.”
NEW YORK, N.Y. (RNS) The downsizing in New York is not unique: Dioceses across the Northeast and Midwest that were once the cradle of U.S. Catholicism are facing declining donations and participation in church life.
(RNS) Pope Benedict XVI never inspired the deep admiration enjoyed by his predecessor, Pope John Paul II, but Americans – and Catholic Americans even more so – still look favorably upon the soon-to-be-former head of the Roman Catholic Church.