By Josephine von Dohlen Catholic News Service Catholic Facebook pages whose sponsors reported had been suddenly removed late July 17 were restored just over 24 hours later. Twenty-one Brazilian-based Catholic Facebook pages, such as a Papa Francisco Brazil page, as well as four English sites, could not publish content July 18 due to Facebook silently […]
Philadelphia’s ongoing struggle with opioid addiction has found an epicenter in the Kensington section of the city, where open-air heroin sales, drug usage and overdoses have become commonplace.
Callista Gingrich testified before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations July 18 for her confirmation hearing as President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.
The national director of Priests for Life in New York welcomed a London court’s decision allowing a U.S. doctor to go to England to examine a 10-month-old terminally ill British infant at the center of a medical and ethical debate.
It is rare these days to be able to take a peek at the beginning of an institution of higher learning, especially one founded with a pastoral perspective; the reader has that privilege in “Come to Believe.”
Monkey business turns deadly serious in “War for the Planet of the Apes” (Fox), the climactic installment of the rebooted film franchise based on the work of French science-fiction author Pierre Boulle (1912-1994).
A black cube with Satanic symbols and an offering bowl has been proposed for Belle Plaine’s Veterans Memorial Park as the City Council designated space permits anyone of any religion to apply to place a memorial.
The Senate Republicans’ latest effort to overhaul the Affordable Care Act is “unacceptable” and shows little improvement over the lawmakers’ first attempt to reform the federal health care law, said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee.
The former head of the Vatican’s doctrine office, Cardinal Gerhard Muller, denied reports claiming he was dismissed by Pope Francis due to differences in doctrinal matters.
In his keynote address, Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville, Illinois, recalled the sad memory of attending the funeral of Emmett Till, a black teen who was lynched in 1955.