PHOTOS: Holy Week and Easter Vigil

A look back at how the Catholic faithful celebrated Holy Week and the Easter Vigil.

Fight the blues with the Eucharist and Gospel, Pope Francis says

Receive Communion every Sunday and read the Gospel every day to keep discouragement and the blues away, Pope Francis said.

Cardinal: Officials who support abortion should not receive Communion

Catholic politicians and judges who support laws in conflict with church teaching on abortion, euthanasia, marriage and related issues commit "sacrilege" and cause "grave scandal" if they receive Communion, said the U.S. cardinal who heads the Vatican's highest court.

Mother’s Day around the diocese

Looking for a way to honor your mother or motherhood this Mother's Day? You have options starting this weekend.

Deportations bring a bitter rift among immigration reform advocates

The united front of President Barack Obama and advocates for comprehensive immigration reform has tarnished and taken on an increasingly bitter tinge over deportations.

Cardinal shares media tips he learned at ‘school of hard knocks’

Thanking communications professionals who work for the Catholic Church, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York also shared with them tips he said he learned at the "school of hard knocks."

Pope says jealousy is devil’s work; Holy Spirit brings unity

Beware of the devil, who wants a jealous, power-hungry and divided church, Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis, with retired pope, canonizes Sts. John and John Paul

Canonizing two recent popes in the presence of his immediate predecessor, Pope Francis praised the new Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II as men of courage and mercy, who responded to challenges of their time by modernizing the Catholic Church in fidelity to its ancient traditions.

Watch the Holy Mass and Canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II

Can't make it to Rome for the canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II? You've got options.

Sainthood Now! Catholics rejoice in upcoming canonizations, recall encounters with future saints

When Pope Francis canonizes Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II this month, the eyes of the world will turn toward Rome. Some of them will fill with tears of joy.