Latinos make up 60 percent of U.S. Catholics under 30; at National Catholic Council for Hispanic Ministry's annual conference, participants considered ways to best utilize this commanding presence.
Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako, on the Muslim feast of Eid al-Fitr, called for tolerance and forgiveness to fight extremism, hatred and terrorism.
Speaking at a prayer service Thursday in the Karrada section of Baghdad for the victims of the July 3 bombing that killed more than 290 people and wounded 200, the patriarch emphasized that "there is a spiritual, moral, and patriotic side for our prayer."
NCR Today: As it approaches its 20th anniversary, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, has it been successful? NCR's Tom Reese weighs in.
Redemptorist Fr. Gerry Moloney told NCR "something is rotten in the state of the CDF, and while the current people and processes remain in place, nothing will change."
A Belgian court has fined a Catholic care home for refusing to let a terminally ill woman receive a lethal injection on their property.
Eco Catholic: Marine pollution in four coastal provinces of central Vietnam has disrupted the livelihoods of local fishermen.
The fate of some 120,000 displaced Iraqi Christians is being held hostage by uncertainty.
Mexico City -- Senior officials in the church claim credit for fomenting a punishment vote, saying Catholics cost President Pena Nieto and his party at the polls.
A Mass offered for Puerto Rican victims of the Orlando mass shooting was interrupted when local police entered a cathedral to investigate the possibility of a bomb inside.
Pope Francis led pilgrims in praying for the victims of a terrorist attack June 28 at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport in Turkey.