Catholics in South Korea called for unity following a unanimous ruling March 10 by the Constitutional Court to uphold the impeachment of now-former President Park Geun-hye.
Security cameras, guards and locks at Jewish community centers don’t come cheap.
This enhanced security — already in place at many JCCs in the wake of scores of bomb threats in recent weeks — will tax these nonprofits’ budgets and divert funds that could be used for their preschools, gyms and programs for the elderly offered to Jews and non-Jews alike.
Two senators — a Democrat and a Republican — say Congress should help.
After months of intense debate, the University of Notre Dame announced that Vice President Mike Pence will be the main graduation speaker this spring.
Cardinal Joseph Tobin farewell Mass in Indianapolis: The Mass was originally planned as a celebration of Tobin being inducted into the College of Cardinals Nov. 19. But when it was announced on Nov. 7 that Pope Francis had appointed Tobin to lead the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, the Dec. 3 liturgy became a bittersweet farewell for Cardinal Tobin and the 1,000 Catholics from across central and southern Indiana who gathered in the cathedral to worship with him, and offer him their heartfelt prayers as he goes forward to lead the Church in northern New Jersey.
In a speech Wednesday at the University of Notre Dame, Chaput criticized Vice President Joe Biden, vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
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.
Three U.S. prelates who will be elevated to the office of cardinal next month each said they were "humbled" by the appointment and asked for prayers.
The First Church of Cannabis filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the state of Indiana and city of Indianapolis, challenging state laws on possession and use of marijuana as infringing upon religious beliefs.
The complaint, filed in Marion County Circuit Court, contends that cannabis is the church's sacrament and its members believe marijuana "brings us closer to ourselves and others."
"We are taking legal action today to ensure love has no barriers in our land," said Bill Levin, Church of Cannabis founder, in front of the Indiana Statehouse.
Fr. Virgilio Elizondo has been accused of abusing a boy more than 30 years ago in a lawsuit filed against him, the San Antonio archdiocese and a former priest.