By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has revised and clarified norms and procedures for holding bishops and religious superiors accountable...
Parishes and dioceses are now allowed to organize official pilgrimages to Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, but it must be clear that the Catholic Church has not recognized as authentic the alleged Marian apparitions there.
Christians must allow themselves to be guided by the Holy Spirit if they expect to live a Christian life, Pope Francis said.
God never tricks, traps or tempts his children to sin or commit evil, Pope Francis said.
U.S. Catholic bishops condemned the two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 15 that left at least 50 people dead and 50 seriously injured, and they also pledged their solidarity with the Muslim community.
The Vatican summit on child protection and the clerical sexual abuse crisis affirmed the U.S. bishops’ strong belief that bishops and cardinals who abuse children or cover up abuse must be held accountable, said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston.
The holiness of God is a power that is constantly expanding and will defeat all evil once and for all, Pope Francis said.
By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The accusations surrounding former U.S. Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick have been hanging over U.S. bishops and faith...
When presented with an accusation that a priest has sexually abused a child, “whether it’s criminal or malicious complicity and a code of silence or whether it is denial” on a very human level, such reactions are no longer tolerable, said the Vatican’s top investigator of abuse cases.
By Jacob Comello Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Since the end of January, the legislatures of New York, Virginia and other states have made headlines...