Indianapolis Archbishop Joseph Tobin, one of 17 prelates selected by Pope Francis to join the church's elite College of Cardinals, spoke to NCR Tuesday.
Analysis: The pontiff passed over prelates favored by culture warriors of the right and chose more pastoral bishops. That's a big change.
A Catholic advocacy group has launched a national postcard campaign that asks Macy's and Kohl's to add a fair trade clothing item to their department store shelves.
Regensburg, Germany -- Ten years after pope's controversial address about Islam, Vatican's doctrine chief recalls it as a manifesto of dialogue.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI reveals that he was among those who were dissatisfied with Pope Paul VI's 1968 teaching prohibiting Catholics from using artificial birth control.
A Roman Observer – A talk by Pope Francis and news of seminarians moving into new digs raises questions about priestly formation.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin said prayer and "healthy realism" are needed to ensure progress in Vatican-Chinese relations.
Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on the family is an example of the papal teaching to which Catholics are obliged to give "religious submission of will and intellect."
Augustinian Fr. Gabriel Daly criticized the absence of Irish bishops at the funeral mass of Marist Fr. Sean Fagan, who was censured by the Vatican in 2008.
Mike Piazza, the superstar catcher inducted July 24 into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, gave credit to his Catholic faith for his success during his induction speech.