Tony Spence, director and editor-in-chief of Catholic News Service since 2004, unexpectedly resigned Wednesday at the request of a U.S. bishops' conference official.
The religious nonprofits challenging their participation in the contraceptive mandate under the ACA agreed with a U.S. Supreme Court proposal to provide coverage under an alternative plan.
Catholic leaders and observers reacted April 8 to Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love).
U.S. Rep. John Fleming has introduced a measure to provide legal protection to all health care providers who choose not to provide abortions as part of their health care practice.
On March 29 the justices asked lawyers on both sides to submit additional briefs on the subject within the next few weeks.
Sr. Constance Veit will be inside the Supreme Court to hear a landmark case pitting the Little Sisters of the Poor and several other religious non-profits against the United States.
Analysis: Is the HHS contraception mandate a threat to religious liberty? The Supreme Court has been asked to decide. Oral arguments take place March 23.
Eco Catholic: Immigrants living in Flint without legal permission are being arrested while seeking out safe, potable water.
The Knights of Columbus and In Defense of Christians contend that Christians in Libya, Iraq and Syria are victims of genocide carried out by the Islamic State in new report.
Zainab Hawa Bangura, a U.N. special advisor, described sexual violence in war as "history's greatest silence" and "the world's least-condemned crime."