Wisconsin priest digs in to refuse bishop's demand to resign

When his bishop demanded his resignation – after a series of divisive remarks about politics and the pandemic – Altman refused to oblige and has since raised more than $640,000 from his conservative supporters to defend himself.

Supreme Court throws abortion fight into center of midterms

In agreeing to hear a potentially groundbreaking abortion case, the Supreme Court has energized activists on both sides of the long-running debate who are now girding to make abortion access a major issue in next year's midterm elections.

Catholic schools in US hit by unprecedented enrollment drop

Enrollment in Catholic schools in the U.S. dropped 6.4% from the previous academic year amid the pandemic and economic stresses — the largest single-year decline in at least five decades.

Religious leaders worldwide, across faiths who died in 2020

Many religious leaders — some admired worldwide, others beloved only locally — died in 2020. Here are some of them.