18 Catholic Colleges Appeal Parts of Federal Health Care Law Mandate

Eighteen Catholic colleges have asked the Obama administration to exempt all religious individuals and institutions

Bishops’ New Ad Hoc Committee will Tackle Religious Liberty Concerns

U.S. bishops have established a committee to shape public policy and coordinate the church's response on the issue

US House Begins Investigation Into Planned Parenthood

The U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce has launched an investigation into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Bishop’s New Religious Freedom Chairman Sees Government As “Playing God”

Emerging threats to religious freedom have inspired the U.S. bishops to establish a new committee for its protection.

Cardinal Gracias in Delhi Responds After Attack

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Indian Bishops launch a strong appeal to desist from violence and build peace in India after the attack...

Court ruling on Ala. immigration law could protect religious ministry

A federal judge approved key parts of a new Alabama law targeting illegal immigrants, but also temporarily blocked some measures. The blocked provisions include...

Exhibit features Rembrandt paintings that changed how world saw Christ

Matthew, Mark, Luke and John told us all about what Jesus said and did, but not one of them mentioned what he looked like.

Pope: Christians Must Make God Known

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Cradle Catholics haven't done enough to show people that God exists and can bring true fulfillment to everyone, Pope Benedict...

Study finds cohabitation even more harmful to children than divorce

By: Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- While studies have long shown the negative effects on children of divorce compared to those from...

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