British government bans burning of fetuses to heat hospitals

The British government has imposed an immediate ban on the incineration of miscarried and aborted babies after journalists found cases of hospitals burning fetuses to generate heat.

ASU basketball coach shares how faith drives athletic accomplishments

SCOTTSDALE — Calling himself a product of Catholic school education, ASU men’s basketball head coach Bobby Hurley discussed how sports impacted his life at the third annual I Heart NDP breakfast at Notre Dame Preparatory April 18.

St. Joseph Mission in Mayer celebrates centennial

MAYER — Church history that dates back at least 100 years is bound to be a bit sketchy. Catholics in Mayer chose the best...

Love of baseball, chance to evangelize lead priest to do play-by-play

For the past decade, Fr. Craig Collison has been the play-by-play announcer for the Xs, whose home ballpark is Lewis and Clark Stadium in Sioux City. He commits to the home games of the Explorers for the season, with a particular caveat.

Fatima seers become Church’s youngest non-martyred saints [VIDEO]

FATIMA, Portugal (CNS) — Standing before the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, Pope Francis canonized two shepherd children who saw Mary at Fatima, but more importantly, he said, they heeded the call to pray for sinners and trust in the Lord.

Text of Bishop Paprocki’s homily for annual Red Mass

Read Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki's prepared text for the Red Mass homily, which took place Jan. 20 at St. Mary's Basilica in Phoenix.

Enjoying ‘paczki’ on Fat Tuesday prepares soul for the ‘sacrifices of Lent’

In the days before Lent, there's nothing more traditional at Kiedrowski's Simply Delicious Bakery than delectable paczki -- pronounced poonch-key in Polish -- deep-fried sugary doughnuts that taste like what Mom and Grandma used to make.

Knights of Columbus change Fourth Degree uniforms

The Knights of Columbus, long associated with swords, capes and chapeaus, will be going through a significant uniform change.

Sunday has lost its sense as day of rest, renewal in Christ, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Just like a plant needs sun and nourishment to survive, every Christian needs the light of Sunday and the sustenance of the Eucharist to truly live, Pope Francis said.

Priest tells young artists their work inspires, ‘explains our faith’

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Art and faith complement one another, a priest told this year's winners of the Christmas Artwork Contest of the Missionary Childhood...