Out of the more than 10,000 men and women recognized as saints—which includes 11 Americans and a total of 899 that have been canonized by Pope Francis—none are African Americans.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, who has advised Catholics to get the vaccine against Covid-19, revealed this week that he has not yet been vaccinated himself and offered explanations that may confuse the issue for some of his flock.
Revs. Brian Strassburger and Louie Hotop have started a podcast documenting their ministry in the Rio Grande Valley along the U.S.-Mexico border. The aim of the podcast is to explore immigration through a lens of Catholic social teaching.
Reports of church vandalism and anti-Catholic hate crimes are on the rise. The U.S. bishops are looking for an explanation.
Since July 2020, the U.S.C.C.B. has tracked more than 105 incidents of vandalism of Catholic sites in the U.S., including arson, graffiti and defaced statues.
Students and alumni at Loyola Marymount University are railing against a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood that a student group is hosting on Friday, Nov. 5.
The Pew Research Center found that 82 percent of Catholic adults said they were at least partially vaccinated as of August—including 86 percent of Latino Catholics and 79 percent of white Catholics.
The panel consisted of six Catholics from across the medical field and around the globe and they made appeals to a shared faith identity and to “pro-life” values.
Priests navigate Catholics' fears and hesitancies in vaccine exemption requests to balance love for neighbor and self with individual conscience.
Father Greg Boyle’s Homeboy Industries transformed by $20-million gift from billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott
This is the first time Homeboy Industries has received this level of funding, enabling a new level of capacity to serve people who have been in prison and involved in gangs.
San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy has sent a letter saying there is no basis in Catholic teaching to offer a religious exemption for COVID-19 vaccinations.