An African priest said that global demand for metallic ores used in cellphones is thwarting efforts to end war and violence in Congo.
France's National Front presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen, slammed Pope Francis for welcoming migrants and attacked the Catholic Church for meddling in French politics.
Burlington Bishop Christopher Coyne has announced plans to convene the first diocesan synod since
Catholics by the thousands joined their bishops who lead the state's 15 dioceses at the Texas Capitol as one voice advocating for a number of issues as legislators met April 4.
A priest is being asked to take a break from his parish after some in his congregation stormed out of Mass when he openly criticized Pope Francis on Palm Sunday.
The head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines assured the government that the country's church leaders are not against President Rodrigo Duterte.
Santa Muerte, the skeleton folk saint, is appealing to transgender sex workers, who face the persistent threat of violent clients and transphobic hatred in Mexico. Employment discrimination forces many transgender women to turn to sex work for money.
A group of more than 4,000 religious sisters and clergy, including priests, brothers and deacons, sent a letter to every U.S. senator, member of Congress and President Donald Trump voicing support for the refugee resettlement program.
The two-day meeting appeared to be where the next steps in the campaign against the pope were being worked out. It turned out to be nothing of the sort.
Continuing initiatives aimed at a reconciliation with the Priestly Society of St. Pius X, Pope Francis has made it possible for bishops to ensure the validity of marriages celebrated in the traditionalist communities.