The vast majority of Americans have prayed for the healing of others and more than 1 in 4 have practiced the laying on of hands, a Baylor University expert reports.
The debate that began when students learned that Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards would speak at the nation's oldest Catholic university continued when she received a standing ovation at Georgetown.
Catholic intellectuals have been criticizing, and defending, the Catholic bona fides of Pope Francis, especially since the pontiff released a landmark document on family life earlier this month.
Young Voices: My grandma, throughout her life and even after her death, taught me the significance of ritual.
Soul Seeing: Attendees at the National Catholic Youth Conference saw a few things from a new, unfamiliar perspective, much of it to do with mercy.
Even if we can't explain it, most of us are aware that Einstein's theory of relativity threw a monkey wrench into Newton's "modern" physics. What we may not have thought about is the devastating effect the theory has on the individualism that characterizes modern philosophy.
Preview: Seattle's Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish campus features "living green" projects like solar panels, water catchment, recycling and energy monitoring.
The Holy See's U.N. office distributed some 1,000 copies of Laudato Si'. Many were given in French and a few in Italian.
Preview: Meetings offer an easy way to make Laudato Si' real. There are five ways to conduct an eco-friendly parish meeting.
The specter of assisted suicide is leading people to "fear an institution that should be the last thing they should ever fear -- a hospital," said Edmonton Archbishop Richard Smith.