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Bishop Bransfield's life of luxury

New details have emerged about the lavish lifestyle enjoyed by disgraced Bishop Michael Bransfield. Bransfield spent nearly one million dollars on ...

Missouri AG refers 12 former clerics for prosecution

Missouri attorney general Eric Schmitt released Friday a report on his investigation into sexual abuse of minors by Catholic clerics in the state, ...

Violence, displacement on the rise in Sahel region of Africa

Catholic Relief Services is warning of increasing violence and displacement in the Sahel - the vast area of western and north-central Africa ...

A bowl of soup, and a chance for compassion

For nearly 15 years, a Catholic charity in south-central New York has sold ceramic bowls to raise both money for a local food pantry and awareness ...

Pope Francis: God forgets our sins after confession

Pope Francis said Sunday that God forgets sins absolved within the confessional.

Bishops across Africa condemn 'xenophobic' attacks in South Africa

A wave of deadly attacks targeting African foreign nationals in South Africa has caught the attention of national and regional Church leaders, as ...

Pope Francis: Life imprisonment forgoes the 'right to start over'

In an audience with penitentiary staff and prison chaplains, Pope Francis said Saturday that sentencing prisoners to life imprisonment diminishes ...

Prince Charles to attend Newman's canonization in Rome

Prince Charles will attend the canonization of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman next month.

Suicide is on the rise - What can the Catholic Church do to help?

Prince Charles will attend theThis past week marked National Suicide Prevention Week in the United States, a week where mental and public health ...

Judgment reached in Knights of Columbus contract lawsuit

A federal jury concluded Thursday that the Knights of Columbus breached a verbal contract with a technology company that hoped to become a ...