| Apr 13, 2010
| 4:33 PM
A lot of what goes on in the Catholic church, or any church, is mostly the business of its leaders and its faithful. If the church doesn't want to allow priests to marry, or if it chooses to refuse communion......
| Apr 20, 2010
| 4:34 AM
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced this morning that Bishop Thomas Wenski of Orlando's Diocese is moving on. Pope Benedict XVI has named Wenski, 59, as Archbishop of Miami. He will replace Archbishop John C. Favalora, 74. From the...
| Dec 10, 2011
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has a new TV spot accusing President Barack Obama of waging "war on religion." It's a reckless, overstated spot that exploits prejudice against gays while deliberately distorting major issues. But here's the surprise: Perry has a...
| Mar 16, 2010
| 4:35 PM
They were a major power when the healthcare bill first came up on the House floor, forcing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to allow Michigan Democrat Bart Stupak's amendment explicitly banning use of public funds for abortions, a move that provoked......
| Mar 22, 2010
| 4:35 AM
Four men, two differing views of the healthcare bill's passage....
| Jan 17, 2010
| 2:15 PM
Churches across the New York-area prayed for the people of Haiti Sunday, as parishes across the country began taking special collections to aid relief efforts.
The Evangelical Crusade of Fishers of Men in Brooklyn -- one of the largest Haitian...
| Mar 18, 2010
Most Reverend Gregory M. Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans, issues the following statement on behalf of the Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops addressing the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' stance on health care reform.
| Mar 24, 2010
| 8:12 AM
WASHINGTON -- In a final drive to thwart President Barack Obama's health care remake, Republican senators plan to force Democrats to run a gantlet of politically dicey votes before they can finish a companion bill to the landmark law.
Voting was expected...
| Mar 21, 2010
| 8:06 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Summoned to success by President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled Congress approved historic legislation Sunday night extending health care to tens of millions of uninsured Americans and cracking down on insurance company abuses,...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 3:11 AM
An auxiliary bishop from Philadelphia is the new head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg.
Pope Benedict XVI has named Joseph McFadden the tenth bishop of Harrisburg. McFadden is scheduled to be introduced at a news conference Tuesday morning....
| Apr 20, 2010
| 7:44 AM
Bishop Thomas Wenski leaves the Orlando Diocese to become the archbishop of Miami with the reputation as an eloquent speaker with an affinity for the poor, a Catholic leader who could transcend denominational lines, and a man of humor who liked jokes that...