This fall, Michigan voters will decide on whether a woman's right to abortion can be part of the Michigan Constitution. The Catholic Conference urges voters to vote no.
Gorbachev and St. John Paul were key players in ending the Cold War—and greatly appreciated each other
When Mikhail Gorbachev, who died on Aug. 30, first met with Pope John Paul in December 1989, less than a month after the Berlin Wall’s collapse, the two leaders “understood each other immediately.”
“Fraternal correction and dialogue” were something very positive, Cardinal Mario Grech, secretary-general of the Synod of Bishops, said, but a “public denunciation” was not helpful and only led to further polarization.
As death toll passes 1,000, Pope Francis and local bishop call for help for Pakistanis left homeless and hungry by floods
Thousands have been affected by ongoing floods in Pakistan, including the destruction of the diocese of Bishop Samson Shukardin.
‘The Ukrainian heart is torn by the pope’s words’: nuncio summoned over Francis’ comments on car bomb
Although Pope Francis repeatedly has spoken out on behalf of the Ukrainian people, this was not the first time Ukrainian officials have been upset with Pope Francis for what they see as equating the actions of the aggressor with the victim.
Two state-sponsored church bodies in China have elected new leaders, who promised to invigorate the Catholic faithful pastorally in line with the socialist principles of the Chinese Communist Party.
Cardinal Dolan meets with migrants bused by Gov. Abbott from Texas, offers scholarships to attend NYC’s Catholic schools
Cardinal Dolan, at a recent press conference, reaffirmed the Catholic Church's commitment to aiding immigrants.
‘Listen to the cry of the people of Haiti.’ Religious orders call for international intervention in Haiti
A coalition of 20 religious orders has sent an open letter to the U.N. requesting direct intervention against violent gangs in Haiti.
The pope told Catholic communicators they have an important role to play “through media education, networking Catholic media and countering lies and misinformation.”
“This is God’s creation being revealed to us, and in it we can see both his astonishing power and his love of beauty,” Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, the director of the Vatican Observatory, said.