Capitol Hill lawmakers are pressing the Trump administration to help local communities battle anti-Semitism after threats to Jewish institutions and vandalism at historic cemeteries.
Responding to the destruction of some 100 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles Chaput Feb. 27 deplored the "senseless acts of mass vandalism."
Republicans from the House, Senate and White House gathered in Philadelphia this week searching, among other things, for some agreement on how exactly to “repeal and replace” the federal health law. By the end of the second day of the three-day retreat, however, it was clear they were not yet singing from the same hymnbook.
House and Senate Republican leaders did seem to settle on a timing strategy for overhauling the Democrats’ health care law that could take them through the summer, even if they were light on specifics.
Philadelphia: In the wake of the elections, there's been an "outpouring of inquiries and support" from U.S. congregations that want to sign on as sanctuary sites.
Aquinas Center is an innovative church- and community-supported venture that welcomes and supports immigrants.
Msgr. William Lynn, the first U.S. church official convicted for his handling of clergy sexual abuse allegations, was released from prison on $250,000 bail Tuesday.
Analysis: By the time the closing gavel came down near midnight Thursday on the Democratic National Convention, the entire battlefield in the culture wars had shifted -- dramatically.
Election 2016: One constant in this unconventional presidential campaign may be the unpredictability -- and importance -- of the Catholic vote.
Democrats have a chance to close the so-called "God gap" -- the dynamic that has seen regular worshippers picking Republican candidates far more than they do Democrats.
Philadelphia -- State Rep. Mark Rozzi, a sex abuse survivor, had attempted to shepherd a bill through the legislature that would revamp the state's sex abuse laws.