Catholic Church

June 13, 2014

European Court: Teacher Bound by 'Duty of Loyalty to the Catholic Church'

The European Court of Human Rights supported a Spanish bishop who did not renew a teacher’s contract because the teacher publicly opposed the Church discipline of priestly celibacy.

June 11, 2014

What Has Happened to the United Nations?

COMMENTARY: The international body is becoming more and more a machine that fashions the language of human rights into a weapon of religious oppression.

June 9, 2014

Pope on Pentecost Preaching: The Holy Spirit Enlivens the Church

The Holy Spirit is the ‘interior Teacher,’ guiding us ‘along the right path, throughout the situations of life.’

May 20, 2014

Report: Vatican Has Strengthened Its Financial Oversight

New report shows promising results.

May 9, 2014

We Are Sinners Seeking Holiness in the Church, Pope Francis Tells Massgoers

The Holy Father’s homily at Mass Friday touched on the need to grow in personal sanctity through the imitation of Christ.

April 30, 2014

Catholic Charities Aids Victims of Powerful Tornadoes

The parish hall of St. Joseph Church in Conway, Ark., the only Catholic church in Faulkner County, serves as one of several American Red Cross emergency shelters.

April 29, 2014

Masses of Thanksgiving Offered for Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II

The holiness of the new saints was the focus.

April 28, 2014

The Day of the Four Popes

April 23, 2014

In Colorado, Plenty of Connections With Blessed John Paul II

The state is home to a number of Polish natives with personal experiences of the soon-to-be saint’s warmth and holiness, and Colorado also attracts Catholics who share the late pope’s affinity for the outdoors.

April 22, 2014

Pope Francis Names Coptic Priest Second Personal Secretary

Msgr. Yoannis Lahzi Gaid had been translating the Holy Father’s general audiences into Arabic.

April 14, 2014

Register Radio: Making Gay Okay and Martha’s Village

April 8, 2014

Pope Francis Reaffirms Importance of Vatican Bank’s Mission

NEWS ANALYSIS: The yet-to-be detailed proposal would seem to involve the wider reform of the Holy See’s financial departments.

April 3, 2014

The Pan-Orthodox Council, Ukraine Crisis and Christian Unity

An interview with Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev of Volokolamsk, the chairman of the Russian Orthodox Department of External Church Relations.

April 3, 2014

Vatican Radio Releases Digital Archive of Papal Voices

The archive includes more than 23,000 events and more than 37,000 digital files.

March 25, 2014

Register Radio: Catholics in the Ukraine and Walking With Purpose

March 21, 2014

Future Priests Battle Pornography Epidemic

Seminaries and therapists recognize pornography’s devastating impact on vocations and the possibility for freedom and celibacy.

March 20, 2014

Interfaith Leaders Launch Effort Against Human Trafficking

The Global Freedom Network was officially formed by Catholic, Anglican and Muslim leaders March 17.

March 19, 2014

Cardinal Encourages Lenten Prayers for Venezuela

Student protesters' clashes with national guard have resulted in the deaths of 29 people.

March 18, 2014

Historians of Science Poke Holes in New ‘Cosmos’ Series

Especially troubling was a segment on 16th-century philosopher Giordano Bruno, who was burned at the stake for heresy in 1600.

March 17, 2014

A Year of Grace for the Church and the World

COMMENTARY

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