Father Stanley Rother, a priest of the Oklahoma City Archdiocese who was brutally murdered in 1981 in the Guatemalan village where he ministered to the poor, is shown baptizing a child in this undated photo. The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced the North American priest will be beatified on Sept. 23 in Oklahoma. (CNS)
Father Stanley Rother, a North American priest who worked in Guatemala and was brutally murdered there in 1981, will be beatified on Sept. 23 in Oklahoma.
Irish abuse victim Marie Collins, the lone clerical abuse survivor nominated by Pope Francis to sit on the new Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, looks at Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley during their first briefing at the Holy See press office at the Vatican on May 3. (CNS photo/Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters)
Collins expressed shock that Mueller considered the tribunal a mere proposal. She questioned if the Vatican already had adequate means to judge negligent bishops.
The Editors March 14, 2017
Join us for a conversation between Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, and Matt Malone, S.J.
Ashley McKinless March 10, 2017
This one's for the ladies.
Kerry Alys Robinson and Sister Simone Campbell, a Sister of Social Service, speak during the Voices of Faith gathering March 8 at the Vatican. The event, held on International Women's Day, had the theme "Stirring the Waters-Making the Impossible Possible." (CNS photo/Massimiliano Migliorato, Catholic Press Photo)
Gerard O’Connell March 09, 2017
The Vatican's celebration of International Women’s Day focused on ways women can work for peace through nonviolence.
Deacon Mark Herrmann baptizes 4-month-old Victoria Marie Domke at St. Jude Church in Mastic Beach, N.Y., in 2013. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Kevin Clarke March 08, 2017
Describing the vocation crisis as an “enormous problem,” Pope Francis suggested he sympathizes with Catholics who come to Mass only to discover that there is no priest available to celebrate the Eucharist.