Joe Biden will award Sister Simone Campbell, of ‘Nuns on the Bus’ fame, the Presidential Medal of Freedom
President Joe Biden will award the nation’s highest civilian honor to a Catholic sister next week.
Several acts of vandalism targeting Catholic churches occurred in the days following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Catholic leaders welcomed the news as a culmination of decades of pro-life activism while also calling for the creation of a stronger social safety net to assist women facing crisis pregnancies.
High-ranking priest put on leave for allegedly using dating app Grindr reassigned to Wisconsin parish
A former high-ranking official at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, who resigned following allegations that he logged onto a dating app, has a new assignment.
Bishop forbids Jesuit-run school from calling itself ‘Catholic’ for flying LGBT and Black Lives Matter flags
Bishop Robert J. McManus of Worcester, Mass., stripped the “Catholic” moniker from a Jesuit-run school over its decision to continue flying flags supporting L.G.B.T. pride and Black Lives Matter.
“I am deeply grateful that members of Congress have undertaken bipartisan negotiations to address the plague of gun violence in our nation,” Archbishop Paul S. Coakley said.
‘What other studies do we need to do of dead bodies?’ Catholic leaders lament inaction on gun control
“We have a system or systems that are failing,” said the archbishop of San Antonio, Tex., which includes Uvalde, said. “They’re obsolete. They’re not, anymore, what we need as a society.”
Pope Francis names Bishop Robert Barron, founder of Word on Fire, to head Diocese of Winona-Rochester
The 62-year-old Chicago native who founded the Word on Fire ministry was appointed the next bishop of Winona-Rochester, Minn., by Pope Francis.
Bishop McElroy says championing Pope Francis’ vision for the church led to his selection as cardinal
Bishop McElroy said he and the pope share a view that the church should focus on “more inclusion” and “outreach to people who have been alienated from the church in the past.”