With his penchant for crowd-pleasing and spontaneous acts of compassion, Pope Francis has earned high praise from fellow Catholics.
Famed atheist Richard Dawkins has been rightfully criticized this week for saying the “mild pedophilia” he and other English children experienced in the 1950s “didn’t cause any lasting harm.”
The Roman Catholic Church will announce next month the date when the late popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be canonized, Vatican Radio reported Wednesday.
Todd and Temeca Jones sharply remind us of this axiom as they carve out their legacy in the minds of our children. In addition to four beautiful daughters, the Joneses have also conceived Funducate LLC., an innovative company developing challenging ...
Articles and books about why millennials are leaving Christianity often focus on what churches are doing “wrong.” They’re anti-gay, anti-women, anti-science, anti-sex-education and anti-doubt, to name a few of the most common criticisms.
COPACABANA, Brazil — Reaction to Pope Francis’ comments about not judging gays has broken along two lines: Either this is a groundbreaking reversal by the head of the Catholic Church, or it’s basically just a guy talking on a plane.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — With a blasting medley of bossa nova music as a prelude, Pope Francis addressed about a million worshippers in Copacabana beach on Thursday, lacing his message to a new generation of Catholics with Brazilian street ...
COPACABANA BEACH, Brazil — Don’t blame the pope’s Swiss Guards if they had nightmares Monday night. There was plenty to disturb their sleep: a mobbed motorcade, a bomb scare and protesters clashing with police.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — For the first time in the history of the Catholic Church, a Latin-American pope will touch down on his own continent on Monday.
They were trying to prove a simple point: That nonbelievers are a bigger and more diverse group than previously imagined.
How many ways are there to disbelieve in God? At least six, according to a new study.
Pope Francis has encouraged his flock of 1 billion Catholics not to be “starched Christians” who chat about theology over tea.
For more than two decades, the Rev. R. Guy Erwin couldn’t officially be a priest in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. On Friday, he was elected a bishop.
Bobbie Smith, who as a member of the Spinners sang lead on such hits as...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Archbishop Jose H. Gomez will celebrate the Good Friday liturgy at...