Posted on 04/25/2018 19:47 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Pope Francis and his international Council of Cardinals have reviewed a complete draft of the apostolic constitution that would govern the Roman Curia, the Vatican spokesman said.
Posted on 04/25/2018 19:37 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
A survivor of clergy sexual abuse in Chile said he hopes his meeting with Pope Francis will be an opportunity to make a difference and bring an end to a culture within the Catholic Church that disparages victims and makes them feel guilty for coming forward.
Posted on 04/25/2018 17:18 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
A new Pew Research survey finds that a slim majority of Americans believe in the God of the Bible, while about one-third of Americans believe in another higher power or spiritual force.
Posted on 04/25/2018 15:45 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
A parish priest's Facebook post criticizing Billings Catholic Schools for the inclusion of a same-sex couple on a fundraiser planning team sparked an uproar in the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Montana.
Posted on 04/25/2018 15:16 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Pope Francis led thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in prayers for the success of the inter-Korean summit, scheduled for April 27.
Posted on 04/25/2018 15:05 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Morning Briefing: Good DACA news, oral arguments in Muslim travel ban case, a famous feminist theologian retires
Posted on 04/25/2018 14:33 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
The sacrament of baptism isn't a good luck charm but a gift from God that enables Christians to overcome evil, Pope Francis said at his weekly general audience April 25.
Posted on 04/25/2018 14:23 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Newark Cardinal Joseph Tobin said he worries that reducing the number of immigrants, particularly refugees to the U.S., and demonizing them represents a "hardening of the American heart," and that should be of concern to a country that has been historically a welcoming place.
Posted on 04/25/2018 12:31 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
On Wednesday, a modern battle for religious freedom will reach the highest court in our nation: The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments April 25 in Trump v. Hawaii, which addresses the Trump administration’s efforts to bar people from certain countries, most of them majority-Muslim.
Posted on 04/25/2018 11:00 AM (National Catholic Reporter)
On March 30, Palestinians began six weeks of demonstrations on the Gaza-Israel border. The result was more violence, bloodshed and death.