Indianapolis Catholic is leading pope's global plan to care for the earth

John Mundell, a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Indianapolis, has been named director of the Vatican's Laudato Si' Action Platform initiative to catalyze the global church to act upon Pope Francis' ecological encyclical "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home."

Youth say NCYC theme of 'Blessed, Broken, Given' has deep meaning for them

For three days, the 20,000 teenagers form a joyful, energetic and unifying representation of how much their Catholic faith means to them, of how much they have to offer the church.

Indiana parish opens 'Blessing Box' as a gift to people in need

The Field Hospital: Fr. Doug Marcotte believes "there's no better way to change a community than one small act of kindness at a time." So the pastor embraced a plan from one of the parishioners to help individuals and families in the community when they don't have enough food for their next meal.

Dewane: Church 'committed to ensuring fundamental right' to health care

U.S. bishops made it clear during their annual spring assembly that their efforts are focused on "ensuring the fundamental right of medical care" for all people.