Faith

Newly ordained Bishop Paul Tighe, a priest of the Archdiocese of Dublin, greets the faithful during his ordination to the episcopate in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Feb. 27, 2016 (CNS photo/Paul Haring).
Faith Interviews
Bill McCormick, S.J.December 12, 2017
Bishop Paul Tighe, the secretary of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Culture, has been called “the Vatican's nicest guy.”
President Donald Trump waves to supporters during a rally in Pensacola, Fla., Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
Faith News
Michael J. O’LoughlinDecember 12, 2017
Fewer Americans believe in the biblical Christmas story and a growing number are opting not to attend church services.
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 12, 2017
A reflection for the second Wednesday of Advent
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 12, 2017
A reflection for the second Tuesday of Advent
Pope Francis swings a censer in front of an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe as he celebrates Mass on Dec. 12 marking her feast day in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Fabio Frustaci, EPA)
Faith News
In his homily, Pope Francis reflected on the reading from St. Luke's Gospel, in which the angel appears to Mary, informing her that she is with child.
Faith Faith in Focus
Rabbi Daniel F. PolishDecember 12, 2017
Christmas and Hanukkah share much more than the giving of gifts.