Book Review: Jon Krakauer's compelling new book offers an account of five rape cases in the college football town of Missoula, Montana.
A gay priest who was dismissed from Seton Hall University because of his work against anti-gay bullying has been named to a job serving two parishes.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: "My children were grown and I was looking for an opportunity to volunteer and use my God-given talents."
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.