The recently opened Snyder Sanctuary at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, is an architectural answer to facilitate spiritual search, to help people of all backgrounds find common ground and to inspire them.
Members of an interfaith clergy group in Florida are concerned that ongoing political and social tension warrants ongoing vigilance.
This summer's Convocation of Catholic Leaders comes at a time when the U.S. Catholic Church is seeking how best to respond to a changing social landscape.
Called by the bishops, the historic convocation will find more than 3,000 Catholic leaders — bishops, clergy, religious and laypeople — meeting July 1-4 in Orlando, Florida, to focus on how the pope's 2013 apostolic exhortation, "Evangelii Gaudium" ("The Joy of the Gospel"), applies in the United States.
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.
Cross Catholic Outreach, a relief and development agency based in Florida, donated shoebox-sized containers with small toys, hygiene items or treats to children in Guatemala, Dominican Republic and Haiti.
The death penalty is still being widely debated both at the state level and in the Supreme Court. Ongoing arguments involve execution dates and execution drugs.
The numbers: Capital punishment in the United States is on life support, hanging on in the 2 percent of counties that administer more than half of all executions.
Some of the more successful college basketball teams in the NCAA tournament in recent years are Catholic. One thing many of them have? A chaplain to provide spiritual support.
Capitol Hill lawmakers are pressing the Trump administration to help local communities battle anti-Semitism after threats to Jewish institutions and vandalism at historic cemeteries.
Calling health care "a vital concern for nearly every person in the country," the U.S. Catholic bishops said March 8 they will be reviewing closely a measure introduced in the House March 6 to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.