Poll: Majority of likely voters support limits on abortion after 15 weeks

A nationwide poll of 1,200 likely voters in a general election found that a majority oppose unrestricted abortion on demand throughout pregnancy and support limits on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

‘Communicate hope in the face of trying times,’ declares cardinal at CMC

Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, in the kickoff session to the 2021 Catholic Media Conference, said that with "the Gospel of hope," Catholic communicators should be able to "communicate with hope and to communicate hope in the face of trying times."

Parishes hold joint eucharistic procession as ‘sign of unity,’ healing

A stiff southwest wind whipped over the Interstate 94 bridge at Lexington Avenue June 6, as Jesuit Father R.J. Fichtinger of St. Thomas More Parish in St. Paul raised a monstrance holding the Eucharist and offered a blessing for St. Paul's Rondo neighborhood.

Church must learn to listen to families, pope says

To truly reach out to families, the Catholic Church first must learn to listen to their concerns rather than doling out theoretical solutions to life's harsh realities, Pope Francis said.

Prayer is like a musical score, giving life melody, meaning, pope says

People need to find harmony between prayer and the demands of everyday life, Pope Francis said.

St. Bernard of Clairvaux to Host Bishop Olmsted, Mayor Ortega for ‘Centered in Christ’...

SCOTTSDALE — St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church will have a groundbreaking ceremony for a new rectory building at 10 a.m., June 13 at...

Cardinal Czerny calls on bishops to expand pastoral ministry to migrants

A Vatican official asked a group of bishops gathered at Mundelein Seminary June 2 to think of migrants, whether they arrive for the short or long term, as "parishioners" and organize pastoral plans to tend to them.

U.S. bishops will gather virtually for their June 16-18 spring assembly

When they gather virtually for their annual spring assembly June 16-18, the U.S. bishops will be asked to approve the drafting of a formal statement on the meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the Catholic Church.

Pope orders visitation of clergy congregation before prefect retires

As he did before naming a new prefect for the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, Pope Francis has asked a bishop to conduct an official visit of the Congregation for Clergy.

European, U.S. bishops ask governments work together for sustainable world

Ahead of a transatlantic summit, the heads of the European Union bishops' commission and the U.S. bishops' conference called on government leaders to work together for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world.