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Floridians hit the road, make parish pilgrimage for religious freedom
Jul 01 2015
A small group of South Florida Catholics embarked June 27 on a daylong pilgrimage to the five Catholic parishes in the Florida Keys.

Cardinal Dolan: Pope will have ‘profound, lasting impact’ on New Yorkers
Jul 01 2015
The 30 hours or so Pope Francis will spend in New York in September will be relatively brief, yet extremely profound and lasting.

Pope Francis' United States of America Schedule
Jun 30 2015
The schedule for Pope Francis' September 2015 Apostolic Journey to the United States has been released.

Court upholds execution drug protocol criticized as cruel and unusual
Jun 29 2015
The Supreme Court June 29 upheld the execution protocol used by Oklahoma and several other states.

Priests take to the field for Collar Series, raise funds for vocations
Jun 28 2015
Many spent Father's Day at a Nebraska softball matchup between priests of the Archdiocese of Omaha and the Diocese of Lincoln.

Without enough priests, U.S.-based Paulists decide to leave Canada
Jun 28 2015
The Paulist Fathers don't want to leave Toronto, but they say they must.

Wedding day transforms anniversary of near-death experience
Jun 27 2015
May 22 is a day Andres "Chico" Gonzalez Jr., will never forget.

Omaha archdiocesan phase for Flanagan cause ends; documents go to Rome
Jun 26 2015
The Archdiocese of Omaha advanced to Rome the sainthood cause for Father Edward Flanagan on June 18.

USCCB president calls Supreme Court ruling on marriage 'tragic error'
Jun 26 2015
Archbishop Kurtz urges Catholics to move forward with faith.

Court rules same-sex marriage legal nationwide
Jun 26 2015
In a landmark ruling, a divided Supreme Court June 26 said same-sex marriage is constitutional nationwide.