Following year of restrictions, many seek to go beyond ‘giving something up’ for Lent

A recent Catholic News Service article asked: "After 11 months of 'giving up,' what is left to give up this Lent?"

In new Apostolic Exhortation, Bishop Olmsted calls clergy, religious and laity to deeper faith...

In new apostolic letter, Bishop Olmsted calls upon priests and laity to embrace a deeper love for and understanding of the Eucharist as the source and summit of the Catholic faith.

Archbishop Hebda encourages prayers, peace after fatal police shooting

After a night of protests and vandalism April 11 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, following the police shooting of Daunte Wright, Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis urged prayers for justice and peace.

Pray, be poor, be close to the people, pope tells new priests

The priesthood "is not a career, it is a service," Pope Francis told nine men just before ordaining them to the priesthood for the Diocese of Rome.

Heaven doesn’t need saints canonized, people do, cardinal says

The Catholic Church's proclamation of new saints demonstrates that it is possible for men and women to live holy lives and that God is present and at work in the world, said the prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes.

Pray Our Lady’s rosary for an end to pandemic

We have all heard the adage "April showers bring May flowers," but for Catholics, there's something about Mary this month.

St. Dominic inspires Christians to be ‘missionary disciples,’ pope says

St. Dominic de Guzmán's zeal for preaching the Gospel remains an example in today's world in the Catholic Church's mission to spread the Good News, Pope Francis said.

Catholic chaplains minister to families at Arlington National Cemetery

"No one has greater love than this, to lay down one's life for one's friends."

Gregory: Catholic media’s task is to wed the facts to ‘truth of the Gospel’

As the nation struggles to fight a pandemic and address social strife and racial injustice, the Catholic media have the important task of presenting news truthfully and in light of the Gospel values taught by the church, Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory of Washington told Catholic media professionals June 9.

Supreme Court upholds health care law’s individual mandate

In a 7-2 decision June 17, the Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, saying the states that sued over the law did not have the legal right to do so.