New study shows a quarter of U.S. adults do not affiliate with any religion; the so-called "nones" are growing, but the group is not voting.
Although priests may no longer hand out Communion from railcars, Catholic Extension's mission hasn't changed much in the 111 years since it began serving the poorest areas of the United States, according to Fr. Jack Wall, president of the U.S. home mission society.
Camosy's Column: Sr. Simone Campbell believes that, unlike her political opponents who don't care about protecting and supporting people after birth, she has "a consistent ethic of life."
NCR Today: Students, faculty and staff of Avila University participated in a campus peace walk, dedicated to victims of violence with ties to the university.
Parish Diary: My friend Fr. Henry Rodriguez died suddenly last month. He was always a pastor and a priest, but his ministry did not stop at the church door.
Simply Spirit: I'm appalled by the unrelenting media bias peddling a false narrative that Hillary Clinton is secretive and untrustworthy.
Two priests were kidnapped and killed in the Mexican state of Veracruz, raising the death toll of priests murdered in Mexico to 14 in less than four years.
Grace on the Margins: Catholic theologians, ethicists and physicians have issued a report challenging the church's teaching against the use of artificial birth control.
Catholic scholars Sept. 20 reaffirmed the Catholic church's long-standing prohibition on artificial birth control as outlined in Humanae Vitae.
Updated: Archbishop Paul-André Durocher will be recognized for efforts in advancing the discussion of female deacons and promoting female leadership within the Catholic church.