Comments made by Catholic legislators in New Mexico in support of abortion and physician-assisted suicide "do not represent" church teaching and "may be confusing to the Catholic faithful," said the state's Catholic bishops.
Book review: Building The Human City should bring renewed attention to an unjustly neglected 20th-century Jesuit scholar, Fr. William Lynch, and to his insights for public life today.
Catholic and Lutheran bishops gathered in Chicago March 2 for a prayer service commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and to release a statement on the event.
Movie review: I am not a fan of the "Christian" genre, with its movies that lead with a message rather than the story. But "The Shack" gets it right.
The California Catholic Conference in a Lent message issued on Ash Wednesday said "it is long past time for our leaders to stop allowing this issue to be used for political advantage and set themselves to the task of fixing our broken immigration system."
Eco Catholic: "Rich countries throw carbon into the atmosphere. We suffer and bury thousands after every natural disaster," the Yangon archbishop tells the Asia-Oceania Meeting of Religious.
More than 40 theologians and scholars from Latin and Central America, the Caribbean, Spain and the US brought their expertise in liberation theology to a weeklong gathering at Boston College.
The first Ibero-American Meeting of Theology revealed commonalities among cultures that serve as indicators as to how they might collectively handle the world's current and future challenges.
Distinctly Catholic: Too often, we Catholics are not taught the linkages between our doctrinal claims and our moral claims, facilitating the cafeteria Catholicism on both the left and the right.
Book review: What is missing, the author argues, is the message Jesus preached about the kingdom of God. It was not a political institution or a theocracy, but a spiritual kingdom.