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Bishops, faith leaders condemn Tennessees first execution in nine years

Bishops, faith leaders condemn Tennessees first execution in nine years

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) -- Two Tennessee Catholic bishops called the execution of Billy Ray Irick Aug. 9 [...]

Cardinal OMalley calls for investigation at Boston seminary

Cardinal OMalley calls for investigation at Boston seminary

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Archbishop of Boston said in an Aug. 10 statement that he has [...]

Updated: Canon lawyers explain how Vatican abuse trials function

Updated: Canon lawyers explain how Vatican abuse trials function

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Any member of the clergy accused of the sexual abuse of a [...]

Fight scandal by giving witness to the Gospel, pope tells young people

Fight scandal by giving witness to the Gospel, pope tells young people

ROME (CNS) -- Members of the Catholic Church sin and give scandal, it's true, Pope Francis [...]

In Pakistan, promises for equal rights for all

In Pakistan, promises for equal rights for all

The hopes of Pakistan"€™s religious minorities for greater recognition in civil life have risen, following the statements [...]

Abuse expert: Crisis is call to new vision of priesthood, accountability

Abuse expert: Crisis is call to new vision of priesthood, accountability

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A Jesuit priest who has been on the frontline of advocating for [...]

Argentina Senate votes down abortion decriminalization bill

Argentina Senate votes down abortion decriminalization bill

MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- The Argentine Senate voted against a bill that would have decriminalized abortion [...]

Archbishop Gregory: Weary of cloud of shame shrouding church leaders

Archbishop Gregory: Weary of cloud of shame shrouding church leaders

ATLANTA (CNS) -- Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory issued a print and video statement Aug. 9 [...]

Dreaming of Martians

Dreaming of Martians

The human imagination conceives of Mars in many different ways. One can see the bright red [...]

Yemen on a quest for peace

Yemen on a quest for peace

Martin Griffiths, Special Envoy for Yemen, has announced that peace talks will convene in Geneva starting on [...]