Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO president, dies; Catholic faith shaped his career

Former coal miner said Catholic Church taught him about helping others and the importance of protecting workers' rights and human rights.

Two Catholic groups: No vaccine mandate without conscience protections

Two Catholic organizations issued statements in July urging against imposing a coronavirus vaccine mandate without conscience, religious or medical exemptions.

Catholics weigh in on abuse scandal 3 years after McCarrick and Pennsylvania report

Seventy-six percent of respondents of a recent survey conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate said sexual abuse of minors by clergy has hurt the church's reputation "at least somewhat."

US parishes work to get Catholics back to in-person Mass

The mere act of lifting the dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation as the pandemic eases won't be enough to revive attendance, and some dioceses and Catholics are actively working to bring people back.