Francis Chronicles: In his latest bid to help the poor with practical actions, Pope Francis has opened a free laundromat for the homeless in the heart of Rome.
Keith Helmuth has had reason to cry over the ecological landscape of Earth, his common home, these last 70-plus years. From the window of a jetliner on a clear, moonlit night, Helmuth spied the vast expanse of the Amazon watershed, where down below the scale of the destruction of clear-cut rain forest was “stunning,” he recalled.
College roundup: Fundraising by alumni of St. Joseph's College in Indiana can't save school; Iona College pursues entrepreneurship; local Knights of Columbus endow scholarship.
For the first time, a majority of Americans has voiced concern about violence against Jews, polling by the Anti-Defamation League shows.
While 52 percent of Americans surveyed said they are disturbed about such violence, an even higher percentage – 76 percent – said they are concerned about violence against Muslims.
The ADL commissioned two surveys to determine the mood of the country, one in October 2016 and another from January through February, as part of its ADL Global 100 project.
Appreciation: "Fa' Mallette" was a living saint to those he served. He died in March at age 85, having lived 60 of those years as a priest.
Book Review: Catholic Women Confront Their Church profiles nine Catholic women and their personal stories, faith journeys and often complicated relationships with the church.
The number of women serving as presidents of U.S. Catholic colleges has skyrocketed in the past 16 years — up 137 percent from 2000 to 2016.
Eco Catholic: President Donald Trump signed an executive order March 28 that makes it clear environmental protection is not a top priority but behind energy independence and job growth.
Eco Catholic: Whether our goal is losing weight or or saving the planet, humans need numerical goals to help achieve change.
University of Notre Dame's 2017 Laetare Medal recipient: Jesuit Father Greg Boyle, who started Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles to help young people avert a life of gangs, drug abuse and street violence, will will be honored during commencement ceremonies at the university May 21.