Diocese issues advance medical directives for dying

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted has issued new advance medical directives to help Catholics better understand the Church’s teaching on end-of-life issues and to provide...

Bishop appoints St. Mary’s chaplain as school’s first president-rector

St. Mary’s High School, the diocese’s oldest high school, is full of traditions. Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted introduced a new one. He appointed Fr. Robert...

Community mourns beloved sister

Pint-size liturgy expert Sr. Anthony Poerio, IBVM, whose leadership in the diocesan Office of Worship spanned nearly three decades, died May 19. She was...

Couple shares hope despite cancer diagnosis

Chris and Angela Faddis want to be your friend — on Facebook. If enough people visit their social network page, they will see the...

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...

Bishops discuss religious liberty, economy, 10-year review of charter

ATLANTA (CNS) -- During the public sessions of their spring meeting in Atlanta, the U.S. bishops received a 10-year progress report on their abuse...

Bishops agree to prepare message on work and the economy

ATLANTA (CNS) -- The U.S. bishops June 13 approved a proposal to draft a statement on work and the economy as a way to...

LCWR reform is not criticism of religious orders, archbishop says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A Vatican-ordered reform of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious is not directed at women's religious orders or at any...

Glendale’s second-oldest parish celebrates golden jubilee

GLENDALE — Faithfulness can be tough in the midst of trial, yet one parish stands as witness in both name and spirit that only...