Spring athletes make their mark in history

Athletes at three Catholic schools made some historic feats during the spring season with plenty of other teams adding state or runner up trophies...

Traditionalist leader says group could divide over unity with Rome

MENZINGEN, Switzerland (CNS) -- The leader of a breakaway group of traditionalist Catholics spoke in unusually hopeful terms about a possible reconciliation with Rome,...

Cardinal covers wide range of topics during Town Hall on SiriusXM radio

NEW YORK (CNS) -- In a genial, live, two-hour national satellite radio broadcast May 8, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York sent his...

Local Catholic launches ‘Rosary for the USA’

As Manny Yrique prayed before the Blessed Sacrament, his heart was burdened with concerns about the United States and the level of animosity in...

Well-formed faith makes dialogue with opponents easier, cardinal says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The recent call for the resignation of top officials at the Pontifical Academy for Life stems from some members' concern...

Catholic leaders reject Obama’s support for same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Catholic leaders rejected President Barack Obama's May 9 declaration in a television interview that "personally it is important for me to...

Half a century later, still answering Fatima questions

SOTTO IL MONTE GIOVANNI XXIII, Italy (CNS) -- The feast of Our Lady of Fatima, May 13, is the occasion every year for millions...

Archbishop hopes June congress will help heal wounds of Irish church

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The wounds and divisions within the Catholic Church in Ireland make the upcoming International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin an important...

New Arizona law cuts off all state funds to abortion providers

Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation May 4 that prevents the state of Arizona or any local government from using taxpayer dollars to contract with...

Iowa diocese’s decision on scholarship for gay student causes uproar

DAVENPORT, Iowa (CNS) -- A gay student at Prince of Peace Catholic School in Clinton has been chosen to receive a scholarship from an...