Joe Biden said the pope called him a good Catholic. A U.S. archbishop doubts it
Conservative U.S. bishops have pushed for President Biden, a Roman Catholic, to be denied the sacrament of Holy Communion because of his stance on abortion.
John Paul I reigned as supreme pontiff for just 33 days in 1978 in the so-called "year of three popes."
If he gets the Democratic nomination, it's far from clear whom Josh Shapiro would face in the fall 2022 election.
However, the dean of Toledo Cathedral justified the video as part of the current culture and thinks it could help bring more people back to the church.
An investigation has been launched after the discovery and interception of the mail on the outskirts of Milan, reported local media outlets.
"Rebel Hearts" is on discovery+ but the creators feel "a mini-series" would help tell the full story about this group of rebellious nuns from the 1960s.
In 1960s Los Angeles, a group of progressive nuns at Immaculate Heart College fought back against the oppressive patriarchy.
When the Resurrection is watered down, explained away or turned into a harmless symbol, Christianity devolves into one more mythic system, or one spiritual self-help program among many.
"Morally compromised"? The cells from aborted human embryos were crucial in developing and testing the Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. That puts the Catholic Church in a difficult spot.
President Donald Trump has called for places of worship to reopen.
Research has shown that people who live in Western, industrialized societies display psychological traits that are "particularly unusual" compared to the rest of the world.
A Catholic priest has filed a defamation of character lawsuit against his former diocese after being accused of molesting children.
The large sum of money is traditionally donated to a Catholic charity, but the mayor wants to spend it on the city's infrastructure.
Arthur Perrault, 80, evaded the law for almost three decades in Tangier, Morocco after allegedly committing a "long history of child sex abuse against vulnerable victims." He was extradited and back on American soil as of Friday and formally charged in federal court with criminal aggravated sexual abuse and abusive sexual contact with one boy on federally-protected land.
While still predominately Catholic, Ireland has voted to legalize abortion.
Pope Francis initially called the allegations against Bishop Barros "slander."
But the Vatican warned against the over-commercialization of sport and a "winning at all costs" mentality.
Reverend Moises Fabila Reyes is the third priest killed or to have been found dead under suspicious circumstances in Mexico in a week.
Pope Francis was the victim of a poster campaign by critics who see him as tacking too far to the left.
The former pope maintained a 30-year friendship with a married U.S. female academic.
Is it prejudice? Electoral math? Or simple demographics?
The prisoners were released as gesture of goodwill before the pope's arrival.
Catholic women denied the right to enter the clergy are taking matters into their own hands.