Ukrainian spiritual and diplomatic leaders urge aid, weapons

The top leader of Ukrainian Catholics in the US and Ukraine's ambassador to the nation made an appeal to the world for more weapons to fight against Russia's invasion and aid to address the worsening humanitarian crisis.

What's your religion? In US, a common reply now is 'none'

According to a survey released Dec. 14 by the Pew Research Center, the group commonly known as the "nones" — the religiously unaffiliated — now constitute 29% of American adults. That's up from 23% in 2016 and 19% in 2011.

Faith groups increasingly join 'impatient, feisty, unstoppable' fight against climate change

The movement fighting climate change knows no denominational boundaries. Faith leaders see it as part of their mandate to care for communities most vulnerable to climate change and preserve what they see as a divinely given environment.

Young priest loses mentor, then his father — both to virus

Fr. Joseph Dutan estimated that dozens of St. Brigid's parishioners have been infected and said that at least three have died from COVID-19 complications since the death of Fr. Jorge Ortiz, his mentor and the first Catholic priest in the United States to die from the novel coronavirus.