Distress remains over ‘show me your papers’ part of immigration ruling

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In what one observer called "the judicial equivalent of white smoke," immigration advocates were largely happy with the June 25 Supreme...

Court rejects much of Arizona immigration law, upholds status checks

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.S. Supreme Court, in a mixed opinion with several dissents, affirmed the section of an Arizona immigration law that requires...

Catholic Church’s role in society at heart of HHS debate, says Anderson

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) -- The debate over the federal contraceptive mandate and the fight for religious freedom is not about "a particular policy choice" but...

Atlanta eucharistic congress draws vibrant family of faith

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (CNS) -- Tens of thousands of Catholics filled the Georgia International Convention Center June 8 and 9 for the 17th annual...

Caring for one’s health has moral, spiritual dimension, says priest

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Jesuit Father Peter Clark, a bioethics professor at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, believes Catholics have a moral obligation to care...

In Rio, Catholic leaders agree: People must be at center of policies

RIO DE JANEIRO (CNS) -- With political leaders from around the world gathering in Rio de Janeiro to discuss the future of the planet,...

Archbishop: Irish Catholics’ faith must form basis of new evangelization

DUBLIN (CNS) -- Irish Catholics' deep desire to strengthen their faith must form the basis of a radical new evangelization, said Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid...

In Rio, Catholic leaders agree: People must be at center of policies

RIO DE JANEIRO (CNS) -- With political leaders from around the world gathering in Rio de Janeiro to discuss the future of the planet,...

Year of Faith activities aimed at bringing Catholics closer to Jesus

ATLANTA (CNS) -- The Year of Faith set to begin in October will give Catholics the chance to experience a "conversion" by turning back...

Irish cardinal expresses shame for church failures about abuse victims

DUBLIN (CNS) -- As the daily theme for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress switched to reconciliation, Irish Cardinal Sean Brady told pilgrims he was...