Distinctly Catholic: We have had a year to study the text and to ponder it and to pray over it. Now it is time to take action.
Fr. Thaddeus Nguyen Van Ly was released from prison three days ahead of the May 22 arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin confirmed that Pope Francis, or his successor, will visit Ireland in 2018 for the World Meeting of Families.
Faith and Justice: Around the world, matters of religious freedom have been getting worse, not better.
United Methodists, voting at their General Conference, have called on their church's mission agency to withdraw from the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.
Eco Catholic: Bangladesh delegates told the U.S. bishops that indigenous people are being forced from the rural lands their ancestors have lived on for centuries.
Preview: A church plan to build a nursing college in a rural village in Ghana is upended when they discover the site has been turned into an illegal gold mine.
Relations between Christians and Muslims in places where refugees of both faiths have landed -- in countries like Lebanon and Jordan -- are frayed.
Msgr. John Kozar, president of Catholic Near East Welfare Association was touched watching hungry schoolchildren in Ethiopia put away one of the two biscuits they received at a food program.
FRACKOPOLY: THE BATTLE FOR THE FUTURE OF ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
By Wenonah Hauter
Published by The New Press, 384 pages, $27.95