"Some people will be disappointed because he won't change church teachings. Nonetheless, Francis has left the door ajar," said Curran in a recent speech.
Young Voices: Zubik v. Burwell is just another push in a campaign by Catholic officials to persuade women from using contraception, but women are not being persuaded.
Tony Spence, director and editor-in-chief of Catholic News Service since 2004, unexpectedly resigned Wednesday at the request of a U.S. bishops' conference official.
British religious leaders are praising Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby for responding with "steadiness and honesty" to the stunning news that his biological father was not his mother's husband.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Mercy Sr. Diane Guerin tries to carry awareness of all those on the road with her and to always know that God is there.
The former Benedictine monk was for more than 50 years a leader, organizer and member of U.S. Catholic reform groups that emerged after Vatican II.
"Peace and justice were central to her life," said Teresa Grady's daughter Ellen Grady DeMott.
Take and Read: The message of Elie Wiesel's book has never ceased to challenge me, touching my heart and searing my conscience.
Pope Francis' longtime advisor Fr. Carlos Maria Galli spoke about the Latin American intellectual roots of Francis' pontificate April 4 at Boston College.
Ten students formed the first cohort of the certified nursing assistant program at the all-girls Cristo Rey school. The program is an addendum offered to a select group of students.