Faith NewsMark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceOctober 12, 2018
A report on Catholic campus ministry at U.S. colleges and universities found nearly nonexistent ministry at the nation's community colleges.
Faith NewsMark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceOctober 02, 2018
The percentage of U.S. Catholics who view the pope favorably, while still strong, is noticeably down.
Faith NewsMark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 28, 2018
Reagan started weeping upon watching film footage of St. John Paul's triumphant return to Poland in 1979.
Faith NewsMark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 20, 2018
To be a voice for victims of clerical sexual abuse, Father Brendan McGuire realized he had to come to terms with the abuse he suffered at the hands of a priest when he was 18. It was a secret he had held for 35 years.
Faith NewsMark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 07, 2018
The 1983 Code of Canon Law did not anticipate crimes being committed by bishops that could result in their laicization, according to a canon law professor at The Catholic University of America.
Faith NewsMark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceAugust 29, 2018
More committees are not the answer to stop the abuse of children and vulnerable adults by clergy, said an Aug. 28 statement by the National Review Board, which is charged with addressing clerical sexual misconduct in the Catholic Church.
Faith NewsMark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceAugust 15, 2018
“Our first job is to listen, to be empathetic,” said Deacon Bernie Nojadera, the executive director of the U.S. bishops’ Secretariat for the Protection of Children and Young People.
Faith NewsMark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceAugust 07, 2018
"Making this a gay issue is distraction, mostly, an attempt to place blame mostly (away from) from the clerical cover-up culture. It does a major disservice to women who were abused by the church and also a major disservice to gay priests."
Arts & Culture NewsMark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 31, 2018
The Special Olympics, founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, turned 50 this year, with this year's games held in Seattle. The Catholic community had joined in a winning pitch four years ago to host the Special Olympics for 2018 and were rewarded with the games.
Politics & Society NewsMark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 27, 2018
Farr cited repeated cases in which diplomats ignored or overlooked the importance of faith and religion in dealing with sensitive matters, leading to decades of stumbles in diplomacy.