San Francisco's archbishop declared May 20 that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is not "to be admitted" to Communion unless and until she publicly repudiates "support for abortion 'rights'" and goes to confession and receives absolution "for her cooperation in this evil."
Celebrating the launch of the Scholas International Educational Movement and its environmental project, Pope Francis encouraged young people, especially women, to lead the charge in fighting climate change.
Wayman Scott IV couldn't sleep. Even as a professional grief counselor at Gilchrist Hospice whose job is to help others grapple with loss, the 43-year-old husband and father was reeling from news of the murder of the daughter of one of his colleagues.
Questioned for 15 hours over two days in a Vatican courtroom, 73-year-old Cardinal Angelo Becciu insisted the "good of the Holy See" was the only motivation for every transaction or financial decision he was involved in when he worked in the Vatican Secretariat of State.
At a school in the Turbi area in northern Kenya, children clear out by midday, and in come the parents, who are learning to read.
On Friday, May 6, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted awarded two of the winners of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) Creating on the Margins art contest.
A Catholic diocese and nuns are working to reduce the number of women who die in childbirth and the number of children who die young, and a hospital administrator said it does not take expensive technology.
A Nicaraguan bishop and priest have accuse police of harassing them -- the latest attempt by the government to impede the work of the Catholic Church.
The fight against human trafficking needs to include promoting the ethical and responsible use of technology and social media, Pope Francis said.
Every member of the international community must play a part in addressing the many problems affecting the world, Pope Francis told diplomats.