Seasoned musician inspires people to sing, raise voices ‘in honor of God’

She was the first woman to direct liturgical music for the National Black Catholic Congress, conducting a 100-voice choir at its daily Masses while writing musical scores for the string orchestra.

Amid threat of war, world must not give up hope, pope tells diplomats VATICAN CITY — Hope is the virtue needed to approach the coming year, especially when the...

Trebek cites ‘power of prayer’ in accepting Fordham Founders’ Award

It's something he learned from the Jesuits and the Oblates of Mary Immaculate in his younger years and has especially returned to this last year.

Black bishop cites King as example of ‘Christian discipleship’ ahead of annual MLK...

Bishop Fernand J. Cheri, a fifth-generation black Catholic, was a student when the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated in April 1968, but he still cites the civil rights icon and Baptist minister as an example to him of Christian discipleship.

Abby Johnson shares perspectives on pro-life movement with ‘Sun’

Just over 10 years ago, Abby Johnson walked out of a Planned Parenthood for the last time, making the decision to leave her employment with the abortion giant after being asked to assist with an ultrasound-guided abortion.

Lake Havasu priest appointed to serve as bishop in native Nigeria

His coat of arms is expected to have an image of a cactus and Our Lady of Guadalupe, both inspired by his time in the Diocese of Phoenix.

‘Together’ campaign effort refreshed parishes, strengthened ministries in name of evangelization

The current number of pledges and total pledge value are in, but the true impact the funds will have on eight key areas including direct parish support, Newman Centers, Catholic education, seminarian support and a Francis Mercy Fund will be harder to quantify.

Residents fear what may come next after quakes, archbishop says

There have only been two confirmed deaths, but a series of earthquakes in a two-week span has people sleeping outside and unsure of their next meal.

Haiti earthquake: life a decade later

A check in with people/organizations on what Haitian life is like 10 years later.

Flu factor: Dioceses take steps to prevent virus from spreading

The steps outlined by at least three dioceses are designed to minimize contact among the faithful in order to reduce the possibility of transmission of an influenza virus.