The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has published a proposed rule to rescind the Trump administration's enforcement of a Title X provision that "draws a bright line between abortion and family planning," as the U.S. bishops' pro-life committee chairman has described it.
Expressing sorrow for the loss of life in yet another mass shooting in the U.S., this time at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, Archbishop Charles C. Thompson prayed for the victims and their families.
Born in southeastern Nigeria, Obianuju Ekeocha said she was raised in a community where people are pro-life without even knowing that wording.
Fulton Joseph Hood has gone home to God.
A "Mass for the freedom of Haiti," led by Haitian bishops, turned violent at the end when police fired tear gas into the church.
When an attack occurs in eastern Congo, the main causes are believed to be the illegal exploitation of mineral resources, competition for land and politics. But forced Islamization -- linked to extremists with ties to the Islamic State group -- is emerging as a new twist in violence in the mineral-rich provinces, said the country's Catholic bishops.
While St. Teresa of Avila was outstanding in many ways, her union with Christ through prayer made her an "exceptional woman," Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis' encyclical "Fratelli Tutti" is a "challenging document" because of the many issues it covers, but it's also "very practical" because it "talks about the foundations of our Catholic commitments to building a better society and a better world," Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez said April 15.
An April 14 rally outside U.S. Customs and Immigration Services headquarters in Washington called for the United States to give Temporary Protected Status designation to nationals in several countries -- and to extend the designation to those who had been previously granted it.
Father Paul Shovelain, pastor of St. John the Baptist in New Brighton, Minnesota, received the alert about a 7 p.m. curfew on his cellphone April 12 after civil unrest in wake of the police-involved death of a Black man during a traffic stop in nearby Brooklyn Center.