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Rise in crimes against churches in France shock faithful, prompt reflection

Vandalism, theft, arson and other increasing attacks on churches in France have led to debates about their causes, amid shock to the community, ...

New commission will give 'critical attention' to human rights, experts say

International human rights experts have praised the creation of a State Department advisory body on human rights, calling it a very much needed ...

Forced abortion judge ignored family, human rights, appeal court finds

Courts in the United Kingdom have released the text of judicial decisions in the case of a disabled woman orginally ordered to undergo a forced ...

USCCB official: NEA abortion support 'appalling'

The lay head of the U.S. bishops' Catholic education secretariat has decried the decision of nation's largest teachers union to recognize abortion as ...

No answers from Washington archdiocese about McCarrick's money

More than one year after the announcement of allegations of sexual abuse against former cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the Archdiocese of ...

Where hospices are at their worst, Christians have a mission

In the wake of terrible conditions of negligence and abuse reported at some U.S. hospice facilities, several Catholic doctors are emphasizing ...

Ohio bill would introduce fetal development into school curriculum

A recently introduced bill in Ohio would add scientific information about the development of the unborn child to the state's public and charter ...

Should Catholics support population control?

As Earth approaches 8 billion living persons, questions over how to manage our resources become pressing. Every day, 7.54 billion people eat, drink, ...

Catholic school teacher fired for gay marriage sues Archdiocese of Indianapolis

A teacher at a Catholic school in Indianapolis whose contract was terminated due to his same-sex marriage is suing the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, ...

UK parliament votes to legalize same-sex marriage, abortion in N Ireland

The British parliament voted Tuesday to legalize same-sex marriage and abortion in Northern Ireland " a vote that will take effect only if the ...