Poll: Majority of likely voters support limits on abortion after 15 weeks

A nationwide poll of 1,200 likely voters in a general election found that a majority oppose unrestricted abortion on demand throughout pregnancy and support limits on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Seen and unseen: The role of faith, reason in the search for alien life

With the expected release this month of the U.S. Department of Defense's report on unidentified aerial phenomenon, or UAPs, the search for alien life beyond Earth's solar system is back in the limelight.

Over 500 turn out to pray for America during Independence Day Mass and Rosary

About 500 people gathered on the eve of the nation’s 245th birthday to pray for America and her future as a republic under God during the annual Independence Day Mass and Rosary for America at St. Thomas the Apostle Church Saturday, July 3.

Dioceses respond to pope’s document restoring limits on pre-Vatican II Mass

Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis said July 16 that, for now, parishes that celebrate Mass in the extraordinary form -- also known as the "traditional Latin Mass" or "Tridentine Mass" -- should stick to the status quo.

Team crafts roof truss that could help guide rebuilding of Paris cathedral

The world watched in shock in April 2019 as flames devoured Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Pope prays for peace in Afghanistan as Taliban takes control

Hours before the Taliban took control of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, Pope Francis expressed his hope for the peace and safety of the country's citizens.

After historic floods, amount of parish, community support is ‘phenomenal’

Henry Kersten was pacing back and forth inside his family's home in Waverly Aug. 21 when he saw the backyard shed being carried off by the flood waters. His wife, Leslie, was trapped inside.

Religious leaders offer prayers before start of U.N. General Assembly

In the face of widespread evidence of humanity's dark side, speakers a prayer service Sept. 13 -- on the eve of the opening of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly -- identified unmistakable signs of hope.

Synodal process looks to hear from voices on the margins of the church

Pope Francis is inviting Catholics both in the mainstream of church life and on the margins to voice their dreams, ideas and concerns in preparation for the Synod of Bishops in 2023.

Three Swiss Guards quit over vaccine mandate

Three members of the Pontifical Swiss Guard have hung up their halberds rather than be vaccinated against COVID-19, and three others were temporarily suspended in early October as they were completing the vaccination cycle, the spokesman for the guards told a Swiss newspaper.