The health of the nation's Catholic schools is mixed, leaders announced, noting that they served nearly 24,000 fewer students than last year although 14 new schools opened across the country.
Young Voices: Arriving at Mass one Thursday morning, I found the presiding priest alone in the chapel. It seemed God was putting me to the test.
A poll, published in the liberal daily L'Unita on March 29, challenges long-held perceptions that Italy is a "Catholic" country.
Fr. Amer Saka, a priest working at the St. Joseph Chaldean Catholic Church in London, allegedly told his bishop, Emanuel Shaleta, he gambled away funds intended to help new Canadians.
A Roman Observer: Christians are abandoning their churches and faith. Why? Our Christian “story” makes less and less sense to people of our time.
NCR Today: The liturgy's words on these delicate but hard-working creatures engages the imagination and invites us to contemplate God's creation.
Our Easter Gospel readings may leave us surprisingly disappointed. As we go to the garden to celebrate the first day of the new creation, these narratives leave us disoriented in the ambiguous land of an open tomb.
Essay: It was a subtle, almost imperceptible invitation. Yet, at 7 p.m., I was drawn back to church for the Good Friday liturgy.
Young Voices: There have been many imitators of Christ who, too, have sacrificed their bodies in the hope of a resurrection of all people.
Column: I have no recent happy memories to use as a bridge from who my mother was to whom she became.