Pope Francis has removed a Nigerian bishop whose 2012 appointment sparked years of protest from the diocese's priests, backing down from a confrontation eight months after threatening to suspend the priests should they continue to agitate.
New York – The Vatican’s troubleshooter for high profile sex abuse cases took testimony today in Manhattan from a victim who says a Chilean bishop, whom Pope Francis has defended, witnessed his abuse and ignored it.
Book Reviews: Jesuit Fr. Gregory Boyle spreads the Gospel notion of Jesus Christ's radical kinship; Clare of Assisi believed to be the first woman in the history of the Catholic Church to write the constitution for her order; Amy Tan says her father loved God more than he loved his family
Trump administration officials said in late January they would once again allow refugees from countries included in the bans — which have accounted for more than 40 percent of refugee admissions over the last three years, according to State Department data — so long as the newcomers undergo additional vetting.
The yearning for one's soul to be quenched must not be confused with longing for worldly desires, a Portuguese priest told Pope Francis and senior members of the Roman Curia during their Lenten retreat.
Film review: Clint Eastwood's new film is a harrowing tale of heroism that uses the people who were involved in thwarting a terrorist attack aboard a European train as the actors. This is a very moving, inspirational film about being prepared to act for the common good.
In recent years, the movie industry hasn't shied away from Catholicism — mostly seen through the lens of the sex abuse scandal. However, a new film seeks to expand the discussion on injustices in and outside the church.