The doctrine-versus-disciple argument could occupy bishops for years, and it often has.
Meet the U.S. cardinal who wants to prevent divorced Catholics from receiving communion.
The “Nuns on the Bus” are traveling to 10 key U.S. Senate battleground states to tackle political “dark money.”
The American journalist’s murder by the Islamic State has Christians debating whether he should be considered a martyr.
Stripped of his diplomatic immunity, Jozef Wesolowski could be sent to the Dominican Republic, where he preyed on young boys.
Feeling increasingly persecuted, conservative Christians turn to the biblical image of Babylonian captivity.
A coalition of religious leaders has signed a petition urging for military force to stop the killing of religious minorities in Iraq.
Despite the almost universal popularity of Pope Francis, the House of Representatives was unable to muster enough bipartisan support to pass a resolution lauding Francis’s election.
Not just theology: Catholic seminarians go to summer school to learn management skills.
Supreme court’s ruling on the Hobby Lobby case adds fuel to Little Sisters’ fire.
New Republican outreach website unabashedly seeks to re-engage its evangelical base in preparation for the upcoming midterms.
Could the baptisms of children of gay couples become a new battleground?
The retired archbishop of Washington is enjoying a second wind under Pope Francis and loving every minute of it.
Pope Francis has returned the Vatican to the global stage to a degree not seen since John Paul II helped end the Cold War.
Why a controversial Jesuit theologian from the early twentieth century is in vogue today.
News of the threatened censure of Rev. Michael Amaladoss raises new questions about whether Pope Francis is moving the Catholic Church in a new direction.
Reporter David Gibson offers initial ideas on how President Obama’s meeting with Pope Francis could play out.
The rise of the entertainment industry and a focus on marketing techniques have sparked a penchant for ministry gimmicks.
Pope Francis’ choice of new cardinals confirms the unique characteristics and goals of his papacy.