‘Nest mentality’ in church leads to judgment, exclusion, pope says

Christians must be on guard and avoid the temptation of thinking themselves better than others, an attitude that risks turning the church into a place of "separation and not communion," Pope Francis said.

Black Catholic administrators call out treatment of Haitians at border

A group of Black Catholic administrators is calling on "Catholic leaders to do something, to say something" about undertones of racism they say is playing out in the treatment of Haitians at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Vatican publishes regulations for official promoters of sainthood causes

To avoid any appearance of impropriety or undue influence, a cardinal or bishop who is a member of the Congregation for Saints' Causes and anyone officially appointed as a consultant to the congregation cannot serve as the postulator or official promoter of a candidate's cause for sainthood.

Texas bishop urges Biden ‘to act immediately’ to end ‘Remain in Mexico’

The Biden administration must issue an immediate termination of the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the "Remain in Mexico" policy, El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz said Oct. 25.

Conversion of Heart: Discipleship and evangelization efforts lead to encounters with Christ

Bishop Olmsted reflects on how forming new relationships with his brother priests and lay Catholic families helped him "turn within"

Knights’ state deputies urged to follow Blessed McGivney as ‘man of action’

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly reminded Knights of Columbus state deputies in a Nov. 5 address that the fraternal order's founder, Blessed Michael McGivney, was "a man of action."

Annual March for Life still on this year in Washington

The 49th annual national March for Life -- with a rally on the National Mall and march to the Supreme Court Jan. 21 -- will go on as scheduled this year amid a surge in the omicron variant in the nation's capital.

Catholics urged to pray, work for day when every life is protected in law

The Catholic Church's opposition to abortion "is a response of love for both mothers and their children in the womb," said the chairman of the U.S. bishops' pro-life committee in a statement issued to mark the Jan. 22 anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision making abortion legal in all 50 states.

African American sister says prayer, listening can lead to racial healing

The topic of racism can be a source of conflict. But when Sister Melinda Pellerin found herself in a conversation with a woman who denied the existence of systemic racism in the U.S., she let her faith lead her response.

Advice, inspiration for the ages: Men of Phoenix urged to gear up, stay close...

Catholic men from across Arizona came together for a day of inspirational messages and fellowship designed to strengthen them for living faithfully for God in the face of the world’s anti-Christian culture during the Diocese of Phoenix’s 15th Annual Catholic Men’s Conference.