(The Conversation) — Dorothy Day, who died 38 years ago this week, was able to discern beauty in the midst of her harsh and demanding life. In that, she has a lesson for the times we live in.
NEW YORK (AP) — Timothy Dolan announced the appointment of Barbara Jones on Thursday (Sept. 20), saying many Catholics had told him they were feeling let down by the church's hierarchy.
(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) — While Cardinal Dolan and I agree that the bishops are consistently pro-life, other groups, including many Republican politicians, are only pro-life when it comes to restricting abortion, not when it comes to government programs to help women.
(RNS) — While the law is not the only means of protecting life, it plays a key and decisive role in affecting both human behavior and thinking.
WASHINGTON (RNS) President Trump’s 2018 budget calls for $25.6 billion in funding for the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development, a 28 percent decrease from the 2017 budget.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The new president took the oath on two Bibles and then pledged to wipe out "radical Islamic terrorism" in a dark speech cheered by supporters and protested by foes.
(RNS) Even critics among the six clergy at the swearing-in have something in common with the new president, be it a theology that supports wealth, shared political views or just geography.
(RNS) In his homily at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Cardinal Joseph Tobin declared that the church 'is neither an elite club nor static container of truth.'
(RNS) The Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Wednesday the names of six faith leaders who will participate in the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Michael Pence.
NEW YORK (RNS) Bishop Patrick Zurek condemned the pro-Trump video posted by an anti-abortion crusader, but the Rev. Frank Pavone seemed unconcerned.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Rev. Frank Pavone said defeating Hillary Clinton to stop abortion is so important that his Facebook post was justified and not a sacrilege, as critics claim.
NEW YORK (RNS) But the archbishop defends the traditional candidates’ roast even as some critics say the glitzy benefit for Catholic charities has outlived its usefulness.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton shared the stage at a charity dinner Thursday night, and while there were moments of civility between the two presidential candidates, at other times there seemed to be more hostility in the air than during the previous night's debate.
NEW YORK — The arbitration scheme, which was put into place by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, represents a novel approach to compensating victims of predator priests.