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Keep searching for unity, pope tells German Lutherans, Catholics
Feb 07 2017
Christians must find a common way of reacting and witnessing to the Gospel, Cardinal Reinhard Marx said.

Catholic entertainer Harry Connick Jr. in party mode on new TV show
Feb 07 2017
Catholic entertainer Harry Connick Jr. refers to the daily hourlong show as “a party.”

Economy of communion offers second chances, promotes sharing, pope says
Feb 06 2017
One cannot be a Christian if one worships idols, Pope Francis said, and "one of the most powerful idols is money."

Bishops launch letter campaign urging Trump to protect religious freedom
Feb 03 2017
Saying “religious freedom in America has suffered years of unprecedented erosion,” the U.S. Catholic bishops have posted an online letter for Catholics to send to President Donald Trump urging him to sign an executive order promoting religious freedom.

Spiritual, not monetary, success defines America, Trump says
Feb 02 2017
“Spiritual success” is a more accurate measure for the United States than wealth, President Donald Trump in remarks Feb. 2 at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington.

Archbishop Lori, Bishop Rozanski and Bishop Cantu say refugee ban raises concerns over religious freedom
Feb 01 2017
The ban has "generated fear and untold anxiety among refugees, immigrants and others throughout the faith community."

Judge Neil Gorsuch nominated to fill Supreme Court vacancy
Feb 01 2017
Judge Gorsuch said he respects the fact that Congress, not the courts, writes new laws.

Iraqi patriarch: Fast track for Christian refugees will fuel tensions
Jan 31 2017
Giving priority to Christian refugees for settlement would be “a trap” that fuels religious tensions, said Iraq’s Chaldean Catholic patriarch.

Religious, political leaders condemn shooting at Quebec mosque
Jan 30 2017
Faith and political leaders condemned a shooting at Quebec’s main mosque that left at least six people dead.

Trump’s action banning refugees brings outcry from U.S. church leaders
Jan 30 2017
The president's executive memorandum intended to restrict the entry of terrorists coming to the U.S. brought an outcry from Catholic leaders.