Archdiocese sues Wisconsin over prisoner visit restrictions

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee filed a lawsuit on May 7 demanding state corrections officials relax COVID-19 protocols and allow ministers to visit incarcerated people.

Vatican conference features Fauci, Francis — and Aerosmith

The CEOs of vaccine-makers Pfizer and Moderna joined cardinals, academics and the lead guitarist of Aerosmith in opening a unique Vatican conference on COVID-19, other global health threats and how science, solidarity and spirituality can address them.

Man charged with setting fire at historic California mission

A fire that gutted much of a historic Catholic church in Southern California last year was intentionally set, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Costa Rica priest sings public health message amid pandemic

A Roman Catholic priest better known for his outreach to the poor is winning new fans with his catchy public health-focused lyrics set to a popular 1990s salsa tune as Costa Rica experiences its worst moment of the COVID-19 pandemic.