| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:58 PM
I was raised as a Catholic. I was in a Catholic school growing up. I stopped going to church but I never stopped believing in god or praying. Thank god or angels or someone remain at my side. I'm not any more overly religious, but I’m just...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 4:02 PM
The Vatican ended its controversial takeover and investigation of U.S. nuns on Thursday, marking a quiet conclusion to a boisterous battle between the Holy See and the main umbrella group of American nuns.
A report noting the end of the Vatican’...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:26 AM
"The Future of the Catholic Church With Pope Francis," Garry Wills' new book, isn't really about Pope Francis, though that surprising man from Argentina figures in the story, nor is it a book about the future of the Catholic Church. But once you get...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 11:29 AM
At one of Asia’s largest slaughterhouses, there are more police officers than cattle. The stalls where butchers clean and quarter chicken, sheep, goats and pigs buzz with activity while the section reserved for bulls sits barren.
A nearly month-...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:26 AM
Soon after coming into office, Pope Francis began reforming the church's secretive yet powerful institution, the Institute for the Works of Religion, also known as the Vatican Bank. He issued decrees speeding reviews and improving transparency. He created...
| Mar 22, 2015
Catholics in the Allentown Diocese are in love with Pope Francis and happy with their priests but skeptical of a range of church teachings that touch on the nature of relationships and sexuality, according to a first-of-its-kind poll of the region's...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:29 PM
After Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot to death as he said Mass, Danlio Macias’ family mourned as if one of its own had been killed.
“I see these photos,” Macias said, eyes red with tears as he visited the site of Romero’s...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Pope Francis on Monday launched a stunning attack on the cardinals, bishops and priests who run the Vatican, accusing them of succumbing to greed, jealousy, hypocrisy, cowardice and “spiritual Alzheimer's.”
In a pre-Christmas speech to the...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Individual accolades and team success were intertwined Friday for Miles Boykin.
During a school assembly Friday, the Providence senior wide receiver received his Semper Fi All-American Bowl game jersey. The game features some of the premier seniors in...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:09 AM
For nearly 90 years, students have attended classes at St. James Catholic School in Highwood.
That will cease to be the case after this school year because the school's students, staff and tradition will be blended in with the Holy Cross School on the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Incarnation Catholic Church is one committed to the service of the faithful.
Or, as the church notes on its website, they are an “intimate, Roman Catholic parish that desires to provide a very traditional, yet personal atmosphere in which you may...