Deportations bring a bitter rift among immigration reform advocates

The united front of President Barack Obama and advocates for comprehensive immigration reform has tarnished and taken on an increasingly bitter tinge over deportations.

Cardinal shares media tips he learned at ‘school of hard knocks’

Thanking communications professionals who work for the Catholic Church, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York also shared with them tips he said he learned at the "school of hard knocks."

Pope says jealousy is devil’s work; Holy Spirit brings unity

Beware of the devil, who wants a jealous, power-hungry and divided church, Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis, with retired pope, canonizes Sts. John and John Paul

Canonizing two recent popes in the presence of his immediate predecessor, Pope Francis praised the new Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II as men of courage and mercy, who responded to challenges of their time by modernizing the Catholic Church in fidelity to its ancient traditions.

Watch the Holy Mass and Canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II

Can't make it to Rome for the canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II? You've got options.

Pope’s Via Crucis meditations: God is on side of abused, violated

The often silent plight of sexually abused children, victims of domestic violence, prisoners, the abandoned elderly, the unemployed and immigrants facing hostility will be given a powerful voice during the Stations of the Cross at Rome's Colosseum April 18.

USCCB releases resource guide on Girl Scouts for Catholic parishes

Responding to concerns about Catholic involvement with Girl Scouts, a U.S. bishops' committee released key points from its dialogue with Girl Scout leaders outlining major concerns of church leaders and the national organization's responses.

Social service advocates seek to reframe how Americans view poverty

Advocates attending the National Poverty Summit pledged to reframe how Americans see their poor neighbors and to work to build stronger relationships across economic classes.

On 20th anniversary of Rwandan genocide, pope urges reconciliation

Just days before Rwanda was to begin a weeklong period of official mourning to mark the 20th anniversary of its genocide, Pope Francis urged the country's bishops to be resolute in continuing the work of healing and reconciliation.

VIDEO: Pope Francis’ advice to married couples

Married couples should never let the sun set on an argument; instead they must make peace by remembering to always say "please," "thank you" and "sorry."