Former cardinal moves from Kansas friary to new location

Theodore McCarrick, the former cardinal who was laicized by the Vatican in 2019 after numerous claims of abuse by him were substantiated, moved Jan. 3 from the Capuchin Franciscan friary in Kansas where he had been living since late 2018.

Death penalty foes applaud message of new movie 'Just Mercy'

The upcoming movie "Just Mercy" "has the potential to wake up out of a slumber the part of society that either doesn't believe the death penalty is still in practice or chooses to ignore it," according to two leaders of the Catholic Mobilizing Network, founded 10 years ago to eliminate death penalty laws and executions.

Catholics offer lots of advocacy, get few results on Capitol Hill

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops applied Catholic teaching to a number of bills circulating in one or both chambers, although the slowdown affected the U.S. bishops' priorities as well.

Length of Catholic sermons a small percentage of Christian counterparts

If experience can't prove it, data scraping will: Catholic sermons are shorter than their Protestant counterparts.

If experience can't prove it, data scraping will: Catholic sermons are shorter than their Protestant counterparts. According to an analysis of 50,000 sermons — Catholics commonly refer to theirs as homilies — the Pew Research Center determined that the median Catholic sermon is 14 minutes long.

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