More on Church Teachings

Vatican urges a slowdown in the rush to reform

ROME — Pope Francis has earned headlines worldwide with his reform-minded comments on any number of topics, from the church … Continued

Pope Francis stirs debate yet again with interview with an atheist Italian journalist

Pope Francis cranked up his charm offensive on the world outside the Vatican on Tuesday, saying in the second widely … Continued

Pope Francis to announce date when popes John XXIII and John Paul II will be made saints

Pope Francis is expected Monday to announce the date when he will make saints of two of contemporary Catholicism’s most … Continued

Pope Francis identifies with regular Catholics

Pope Francis made a significant push Thursday toward his vision of a more pastoral, less doctrinaire Catholic Church, saying the … Continued

Pope Francis: A ‘good Christian’ prays for bad politicians

ROME — Wading into ongoing debates over religion and politics, Pope Francis on Sunday (Sept. 15) gently chided Christians to … Continued

Can Judaism and science co-exist? Yes.

Copernicus holds a lily of the valley, an early Renaissance symbol of a medical doctor, in this woodblock portrait by … Continued

Bishops rebuke critics of Catholic Relief Services

WASHINGTON — U.S. Catholic bishops rebuked conservative critics of Catholic Relief Services, flatly denying charges the group has wavered in … Continued

Rick Santorum: Faith-based movies will ‘rival Hollywood’

ST. LOUIS — It’s not the message you might expect to hear from Rick Santorum, the Christian-conservative former presidential candidate: … Continued

Cardinal Dolan and America’s troubled Catholic Church

Cardinal Timothy Dolan waves while processing through St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. (Seth Wenig — … Continued

The Catholic Church can’t change

Alessandra Tarantino AP Pope Benedict XVI arrives for his weekly general audience at the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, … Continued