Explosives that went off about a half hour apart shattered the serenity of morning services at two Las Cruces churches Aug. 2, but caused no injuries and only minor damage, police said.
Making A Difference: After years of soul-searching, Fr. George Zabelka converted from a strong proponent of the "just war theory" to a total pacifist.
Dominican Fr. Thomas Doyle, who has worked with survivors of priest sex abuse for more than three decades, said Friday, July 31, he continues to grapple with its full dimensions.
“It just seems too big to get my head around,” he said.
Opinion: When Sr. Theresa Kane welcomed Pope John Paul II in 1979, she asked for equality and ordination on behalf of Catholic women everywhere.
The conference location was chosen a year ago, but those attending this week's events say God clearly had a hand in it.
The fight to turn the minimum wage into a living wage has won a few impressive rounds, but the bigger battle against economic inequality still faces challenging obstacles.
Two concepts deeply embedded in Catholic social teaching -- solidarity and subsidiarity -- are often viewed as separate strains of the tradition and even in opposition to one another when applied in the context of today's polarized politics.
Solidarity is seen as the portion of teaching with a communitarian emphasis and inclination toward large, society-wide solutions. Subsidiarity, on the other hand, is popularly understood as inclining toward the individualist, let-the-locals-take-care-of-things end of the scale.
Grace on the Margins: Why would Catholic schools willingly participate in the radical injustice of terminating the vocations of its devoted LGBT employees?
Just Catholic: Looks like the Pope Francis Fan Club is losing membership. All that care for the poor business had to be getting on folks' nerves.
Latinos, one of the fastest-growing demographics in the United States, have a message for politicians: We're not apathetic. We're unconvinced.