The French Prime Minister called on Cardinal Philippe Barbarin to "assume his responsibilities" amid pedophilia cover-up allegations.
Preview: The national trend in Catholic school enrollment is declining, but schools in some states have countered the trend, including in Florida and Nebraska.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Mary Hembrow Snyder teaches at Mercyhurst University and shares her devotion towards economic justice with her students.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be made a saint on Sept. 4, almost exactly 19 years after her death. Pope Francis made the announcement Tuesday.
Fr. Virgilio Elizondo, described as "the father of U.S. Latino religious thought," has died. He was accused this year in a lawsuit of sexually abusing a boy 30 years ago.
Trinity Washington University's President Patricia McGuire was honored Monday with the 2016 Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence for her outstanding leadership in transforming the university during her 27-year career at the institution.
Eco Catholic: At least 25 Catholic groups joined nongovernmental organizations in condemning the murder of Honduran environmental activist Berta Caceres.
When St. John* XXIII opened the Second Vatican Council almost 54 years ago, he set the tone for that great gathering with these words: "Now the Bride of Christ wishes to use the medicine of mercy rather than taking up the arms of security. ... The Catholic Church ... wants to show herself a loving mother to all; patient, kind, moved by compassion and goodness."
NCR Today: In his third pontifical year, Francis opened a Year of Mercy, made five international trips, released an encyclical, closed the Synod of Bishops on the family.
The lawsuit claims that a Legionaries priest asked for an extra $94,000 donation in order to secure the priest's signature on paperwork finalizing a land deal.