Religious Life

Melissa Leo as the fearsome Reverend Mother Marie St. Claire (Sony Pictures Classics)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonNovember 01, 2017
Set in the early ’60s, “Novitiate” is yet another tale of the trauma suffered by the religious and their orders in the wake of the Second Vatican Council.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellOctober 12, 2017
The Vincentian family was founded 400 years ago.
Faith Short Take
Zac DavisSeptember 14, 2017
A chainsaw-wielding sister is just the latest viral sensation.
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceAugust 21, 2017
The emphasis on priests in the Catholic church may have arisen from the Reformation, one priest said.
Politics & Society News
Depending on who is counting, the anti-drug war in the Philippines has claimed from 2,000 to more than 7,000 lives, both in police operations and vigilante-style or extrajudicial killings.
Faith News
The remains of Father Solanus Casey were exhumed Aug. 1 as part of the canonical process that precedes the saintly Capuchin Franciscan friar's beatification Mass in November.