Hundreds of protesters led by Chicago priest Father Michael Pfleger and anti-gun activists filled a major Chicago highway for about an hour July 7 demanding that city officials do something to stop gun violence in the city.
As war continues to threaten the land of Jesus’ birth and to undermine the existence of Christian communities there, the international community must learn from the errors of the past and do more to bring lasting peace to the Middle East, Pope Francis said.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops urged U.S. senators July 6 not to support using the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion as a litmus test for confirming judicial nominees.
As the National Fifth Encuentro process unfolds across the United States, one of the emerging voices is the need to strengthen outreach to Hispanic youth and young adults.
President Donald Trump has the chance to reshape the Supreme Court by filling the vacancy created by the retirement of Anthony Kennedy, who is Catholic and has been on the court since 1988.
Twenty-five years after St. John Paul II visited Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, Pope Francis will make the same three-nation visit Sept. 22-25, stopping at a number of the same places as his saint-predecessor.
A new statement, called “Walking Together on the Way: Learning to Be the Church — Local, Regional, Universal” from the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission, overcomes obstacles to dialogue by inviting Catholics and Anglicans to learn from each other’s differences rather than focusing on what each has in common.
A judge dismissed a legal challenge to quash the first “buffer zone” around a United Kingdom abortion clinic.
The Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission published its first document in 13 years on how both institutions can learn from each other in the exercise of ecclesial authority locally, regionally and globally.
Some had been on the road for weeks, others for days, and some entered looking haggard and sunburned with little more than the clothes they were wearing, some holding the hands of their children as a group of Catholic bishops joined a chorus of hands applauding in welcome.
A timeline highlighting some key points in the history of U.S. immigration laws and its border and asylum policies.