As survivors find voice, church leaders wrestle with how to address issue

Pennsylvania survivors of clergy sex abuse spent the week after the release of the grand jury report finding their voice as bishops and priests in the state wrestled with how to address the growing scandal.

US bishops' communications shift focus from print to digital

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Department of Communications announced a restructuring that will shift the focus of its operation from a traditional print structure to a digital model.


National parks: Places of wonder, history, spiritual refuge

Eco Catholic: Within national parks, religious men and women often use nature's bounty as a backdrop for spiritual connection.

Possible acceleration of Oscar Romero's sainthood cause creates mixed emotions

Scholars who have studied the life of murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero say a reading of the tea leaves suggest advancement of his sainthood cause is imminent.

The news is being met with jubilation by many Romero researchers and with mixed emotions by Salvadorans.

Supporters of the cause for Romero's canonization have been frustrated for years by what they view as a stalled effort.