Grant of $3.65 million will fund network of institutes of Catholic thought

A national network of institutes of Catholic thought will soon launch as part of a new $3.65 million grant, issued by the John Templeton Foundation Feb. 1.

Ethiopian bishop describes ongoing conflict as people's 'Way of the Cross'

Bishop Lesanuchristos Matheos of the Eparchy of Bahir Dar-Dessie described the violence as a "Way of the Cross" for the church and the faithful.

Catholics organize to defeat advance of assisted suicide bill in Indiana

Catholics in Northwest Indiana are organizing to raise awareness about the ongoing efforts in the state Legislature to legalize assisted suicide.

In Midwest, interest grows in establishing Byzantine Catholic communities

The Omaha Byzantine Catholic Community in Nebraska seems off to a good start with two baptisms since its official inauguration as an outreach of the Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Parma this past spring.

The new Eastern Catholic community is the result of a grassroots effort begun about 18 months ago by Catholic layman Matthew Willkom.