Updated: The St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese agreed to a revision of its civil settlement that added "direct and public admission of wrongdoing" for its role in clergy sexual abuse.
The Field Hospital: Sts. Clare and Francis is part of the Ecumenical Catholic Union; Mother Teresa relics in Chicago; In Montreal, priests forbidden from being alone with children
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.
Msgr. Kieran Harrington's invocation on the opening night of the Republican National Convention included a request that deliberations "might be earnest and fruitful."
Conversations with Sr. Camille: "Call it what you will -- genocide is evil. We must raise our voices against these crimes, this vile behavior."
Baton Rouge Bishop Robert Muench renewed a call for a diocesan-wide week of prayer, fasting and reflection after the city's latest fatal shootings left three officers dead.
Distinctly Catholic: The evident aim of the first night of the Republican National Convention was to scare the American people. It worked, but not how organizers may have intended.
GSR Preview: The negative impacts of America's policy choices on people who are struggling are clear in every state where the Nuns on the Bus have visited so far.
Retired Bishop John Ricard says black Catholic leaders are looking for ways to address the violence and racism that were on full display during the early July shootings.
Manifestations of anti-Semitism must be challenged, but we must also defend human rights and work for peace.