Lesson for synod seen in joy evident at World Meeting of Families
Oct 02 2015
Many hope the passion shown by the pope at the World Festival of Families will drive the Oct. 4-25 Synod of Bishops on the family.
'Sing once, pray twice': In Philadelphia, St. Joseph Hispanic community enjoys the journey
Sep 28 2015
Some Maryland Catholics who went to the papal Mass Sept. 27 couldn't get through security, but they soaked up the experience just the same.
At Festival of Families, Baltimore attendees inspired by Pope Francis' embrace of family life
Sep 27 2015
Seeing Pope Francis was a moment to cherish for the Gould family - and for other Baltimore attendees of the Festival of Families.
Helping families respond to the ‘hookup’ culture
Sep 25 2015
The time to educate young people about leading lives of sexual integrity doesn’t start when they hit puberty, Erika Bachiochi said.
Eleven cardinals urge maintaining church rules on marriage
Aug 31 2015
Eleven cardinals have urged fellow church leaders to maintain the church’s rules regarding marriage and strengthen Catholic education about marriage and family life.
Aberdeen school supports student’s battle with cancer
Aug 25 2015
Roman Baylosis is “very excited” to be back at St. Joan of Arc School, a school that supported him and his family as he underwent cancer treatments.
Head of Scottish bishops apologizes to abuse victims, Catholics
Aug 19 2015
The president of the Scottish bishops’ conference offered a “profound apology” to victims of child abuse following review of church safeguarding procedures.
Hands made for ministry
Aug 05 2015
Looking forward to Francis, archdiocese’s first Hispanic deacon looks back on 40 years
Catholic officials, others react to Boy Scouts’ decision to allow openly gay leaders
Jul 29 2015
The Boy Scouts of America’s decided July 27 to allow openly gay troop leaders and employees to serve in their ranks at the national level.
Kenyan bishops say they’ll resist pressure to accept same-sex marriage
Jul 19 2015
The head of the Kenyan bishops’ conference said the church will resist any pressure to accept same-sex marriages.
RU-486 abortion pill can be reversed, says physician
Jul 18 2015
Doctor says the abortifacient effects of RU-486 – known generically as mifepristone – can be safely reversed about 55 percent of the time.
Through collaboration, three parishes improve quality, quantity of religious education options
Jul 15 2015
A trio of religious education directors join forces to give parents a more fulfilling experience as they prepare their children for sacraments.
Wedding day transforms anniversary of near-death experience
Jun 27 2015
May 22 is a day Andres "Chico" Gonzalez Jr., will never forget.
In wake of same-sex marriage ruling, Archbishop Lori and fellow bishops seek freedom to practice, not just preach
Jun 26 2015
After the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, the USCCB is focused on Catholics’ freedoms to put their beliefs into practice.
USCCB president calls Supreme Court ruling on marriage 'tragic error'
Jun 26 2015
Archbishop Kurtz urges Catholics to move forward with faith.