Faith and Justice: "If you build it, they will come" was the belief of church leaders in the past. A new study indicates that's becoming less true today.
Eco Catholic: At least 13 people died in the floods, with estimates of at least 60,000 homes damaged and recovery costs of $30 million.
The Peace Pulpit: "Change our lives, yes, but not to earn a place in heaven. That's a gift and it will always be available to us."
The Field Hospital: Scholars, pastors and lay workers from Italy attended a June seminar sponsored by Villanova University's Center for Church Management and Business Ethics.
Simply Spirit: As the church seeks creative ways to serve local communities, ministerial equality should be high on the agenda, right alongside access to the Eucharist.
The Field Hospital: Connecticut has 10 percent decline in those who identify as Catholic; Man arrested for allegedly threatening Knoxville bishop, parishes; Ind. parish celebrates 175 years
Violence stems from a breakdown in communication, Fr. Bob Stiefvater told more than 450 people gathered at All Saints Church in Milwaukee for a Mass of peace Aug. 18.
The Peace Pulpit: "Peace will happen and it is the gift of God as we enter into the work of Jesus to bring about change, to transform our world."
The Field Hospital: The Cathedral of St. Peter in Belleville, Ill., was able to develop a small community next door in an environmentally friendly way.
The Field Hospital: New York parish employs sheep as "organic law mowers"; Church vandalized in Bowling Green, Mo.; San Francisco parishes compare notes on going green