Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Arlington, Va., carries the monstrance through the crowd for eucharistic adoration outside.
Politics & SocietyNews
Chaz Muth - Catholic News Service
The view that the Eucharist is a symbol of Jesus has alarmed many U.S. bishops because belief in the real presence of Christ in the consecrated host is a central church teaching.
Stock close-up image of a black bulletin board with confession times.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
First: You are not required to talk about sex in the confessional.
FaithFaith in Focus
Patrick Hyde
Whatever a person’s experiences and fears of confession have been, going to confession behind a partition has a tremendous amount to offer us.
FaithFaith in Focus
Lucy Soucek
If the baby was born alive and they waited for the priest to make it over to the hospital, they ran the risk that the baby might die before the priest arrived to perform the sacrament of baptism.
FaithFaith and Reason
Pia de Solenni
Perhaps when we ask if women can be ordained, we are asking the wrong question.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
An exclusive interview with Bishop Robert McElroy on whether the bishops’ should deny Communion to pro-choice politicians and the need for a true “eucharistic revival.”