Bishops say EPA plan to roll back pollution rule would harm the unborn

Unborn children would face greater health risks if the Environmental Protection Agency moves to rescind a rule regulating hazardous air pollutants, said the chairmen of two U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' committees.

Old guard looks to new generation of voices on nuclear disarmament

The need for Catholics in particular to engage in the nuclear disarmament debate is as crucial as it has been more than three decades because of the recent announcement by both Russia and U.S. to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty.

Four CRS staffers, humanitarian workers aboard Ethiopian jet that crashed

Four Catholic Relief Service staff members on their way to a training session in Nairobi, Kenya, were among the passengers aboard an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed moments after takeoff in the east African nation.

Faith community joins Florida congressman in opposing offshore drilling

Rep. Francis Rooney, a former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, cautioned that offshore drilling for oil in Florida's coastal waters would endanger the state's tourism-based economy should a major spill occur.