As funerals and vigils took place for victims of the June 12 Orlando shootings Central Florida's worshippers and religious leaders grappled with how to cope with such tragedy.
Helena Bishop George Thomas has spearheaded at initiative to relax diocesan policy on where weddings may take place.
The Field Hospital: Retired San Francisco priest makes tapestries; Okla. middle schoolers illustrate school hall ceiling; Murals visualize parish's namesake martyr
The Peace Pulpit: "As soon as David turns to God for forgiveness, the forgiveness is there. God is waiting to forgive. That's how God is."
The Field Hospital: Parish Catalyst helps the best Catholic parishes get better by sponsoring management education for pastors and parish teams.
The Field Hospital: Philadelphia debate over statute of limitations for sex abuse gets legislators called out in parish bulletins; Opus Dei to oversee Manhattan parish; and more
Eco Catholic: Parish-level events, social media campaigns and an all-star webinar series mark the environmental document's publication one year ago.
NCR Today: Data-driven and connected, a new app is being used by 150 parishes so far that offers daily prayer reminders, calendar connections, volunteer sign-ups and more.
The Field Hospital: Co-op network blend Catholic Worker principles, organic food movement; Crash kills five bicyclists, including two Mich. parishioners
The Washington National Cathedral will replace depictions of the Confederate flag in its stained-glass windows but maintain adjoining panes honoring Confederate generals fostering discussions about the church and race relations.