Morning Briefing

Pastor of Catholic couple killed by Somali pirates praises their faith

Married father of two ordained Catholic priest in Germany, wife becomes nun in the Carmelite order.

San Francisco Ex-priest Patrick McCabe faces extradition order

U.K. archbishop calls government plan to allow gays and lesbians to have civil partnership ceremonies neither "necessary nor desirable"

Boston archdiocese Haverhill church recoups stolen money pastor was accused of stealing more than $83,000

Archbishop of Dublin: The Catholic Church in Ireland must be resigned to continuing as a minority culture

Catholic Healthcare West to pay $9.1 million settlement, allegedly submitted false claims in Medicare cost reports

The Vagina MonologuesFordham organizers present annual event overcoming lack of support, little money and venue restritctions

Brownsville, Texas Priest's death an apparent suicide

Roger Mahony leaves a mixed legacy Sunday marks Mahony's 75th birthday, the usual time for a Catholic archbishop to retire.

U.K. Roman Catholic Diocese of Middlesbrough can appeal abuse case payout ruling, 150 former pupils are suing for an estimated £8m in compensation

Bishops say Zimbabwe polls premature

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