U.S. bishops' Task Force to Promote Peace in Our Communities releases report: The Catholic Church has a "tremendous responsibility to bring people together in prayer and dialogue, to begin anew the vital work of fostering healing and lasting peace," said a report by a U.S. bishops' task force released Jan. 5 in the wake of last year's incidents of violence and racial tensions.
The Nigerian Jesuit priest spoke to NCR about discrimination against women within the Catholic church, and the necessity to advance women's inclusion.
Catholic institutions and ministries need to adapt and prepare for growing diversity, according to a report presented to U.S. bishops Nov. 15.
Many attendees of the Detroit archdiocese's Synod '16 talked about the Nov. 18-20 synod beginning the process of healing for an archdiocese that has faced many difficulties.
Georgetown luncheon: The "worst aspect" of Trump is his "unpredictability," said Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, former Vatican representative to U.N.
Panelists from Catholic University of America, Public Religion Research Institute and Voto Latino spoke Monday about modern Catholics' political leanings, and how that reflects wider populace trends.
Aboard the papal plane: Countries should take in refugees and prudent about only accepting as many as they can integrate into their societies, the pope said.
Updated: Lund and Malmo, Sweden -- Pope Francis spoke to Catholics and Lutherans during a joint ecumenical prayer service Oct. 31 in a 12th-century cathedral.
An unrelenting, coordinated commitment is needed to prevent people from falling prey to traffickers and to help victims caught in their snares, Pope Francis said.
The Catholic church accepts cremation as an option, but forbids the scattering of ashes and the growing practice of keeping cremated remains at home.