Modern Catholic Pilgrim puts new emphasis on walking pilgrimages tradition

Walking pilgrimages to religious sites have been a popular way of expressing and building one's faith and connection to God for centuries.

Bridge over troubled waters: Papal trip tests limits of being a ‘pontifex’

On paper, Pope Francis' apostolic visit to Hungary and Slovakia was pretty standard as papal trips go: outdoor Masses, meeting with dignitaries, visiting poor and marginalized populations and of course, answering questions from journalists aboard the papal flight.

Tourism should foster culture of encounter, safeguard planet, Vatican says

Tourism needs to protect both people and the planet as well as promote a more inclusive economy, the Vatican said.

South Sudan church leaders frustrated by lack of progress in nuns’ murders

One month after two Catholic sisters were executed on a road in South Sudan, their killers remain unidentified, and church leaders are losing patience with an apparent lack of progress in resolving the murder.

Bishop praises House members for proposing citizenship path for immigrants

The U.S. bishops' migration committee chairman Sept. 15 welcomed a move by House members to include language in the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill to provide a pathway to U.S. citizenship for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and other immigrants.

[VIDEO] Bishop Olmsted: Building Right Relationships

With the help of the Holy Spirit, and the virtues of faith and courage, we can restore and build right relationships.

Diocese of Wichita, Kansas, set to welcome home remains of Father Kapaun

The flag-draped casket was empty during a memorial Mass in Wichita for Father Emil J. Kapaun July 29, 1953.

Pope: Bishops must handle Communion debate as shepherds, not with censures

The debate about denying Communion to politicians who support abortion must be handled in a pastoral way, not by public condemnations that seek to "excommunicate" Catholics who are not in line with church teaching, Pope Francis said.

Sisters of Life arrive in Phoenix with ‘beautiful focus on the Gospel of Life’ The waiting is over: A flourishing community of religious sisters with a deep devotion to the Gospel of Life has arrived and is now...

Creighton formally opens new $100M Health Sciences education building in Phoenix

Creighton University has opened a new $100 million Health Sciences building in Phoenix that will send hundreds of new professionals into a work force whose need has been heightened by the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic.