American scholar Alvin Plantinga, a pioneering advocate for theism, or belief in God, as a serious philosophical position within academic circles, was named the winner of the 2017 Templeton Prize.
A priest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia responsible for a retirement home for priests faces federal charges of embezzling more than $535,000 from that same home.
The retired archbishop of Baltimore who was known for his vital role in ecumenical and interreligious relations, died early March 23.
Responding to the destruction of some 100 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles Chaput Feb. 27 deplored the "senseless acts of mass vandalism."
Play Review: The characters in Lynn Nottage's latest play cope with the decline of factory jobs in the Rust Belt, a phenomenon discussed during the election.
Aquinas Center is an innovative church- and community-supported venture that welcomes and supports immigrants.
Msgr. William Lynn, the first U.S. church official convicted for his handling of clergy sexual abuse allegations, was released from prison on $250,000 bail Tuesday.
Philadelphia -- State Rep. Mark Rozzi, a sex abuse survivor, had attempted to shepherd a bill through the legislature that would revamp the state's sex abuse laws.
The Field Hospital: William Donohue responds to Philadelphia mayor's critique of Archbishop Chaput; Stewardship prayer emphasizes lay and clerical alike; Kansas City prays for healing from sex abuse
House Bill 1947, which would extend the statute of limitations on sex abuse lawsuits, has run afoul of Pennsylvania's bishops.