Taking their cue from Christ, moral theologians can see that people need to be liberated and healed, not condemned, Pope Francis said.
While lay men and women have taken on more roles in the church, a recent conference in Berkeley took a deeper look at the vocation of the laity and their... read more →
Pope Francis called Sunday for an end to human trafficking, encouraging Catholics to pray for the intercession of St. Josephine Bakhita, the patron of trafficking victims.“We all can and must... read more →
The Supreme Court has blocked from taking effect a Louisiana law requiring abortion doctors to hold admitting privileges at hospitals nearby to abortion clinics. The court issued a stay on... read more →
More than two weeks after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law expanding legal protection for abortion, his battle with New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan continues in the op-ed... read more →
Touting efforts to protect religious freedom, President Donald Trump told the National Prayer Breakfast that his administration would defend the right of faith-based adoption agencies to place children in families... read more →
A council in London could become the second local authority in the U.K. to approve an exclusion zone around an abortion clinic.A regulatory committee of Richmond Council voted Feb. 6... read more →
The president’s annual state of the union address received a divided response after highlighting life issues. The chamber of the House of Representatives showed a clear divide in the legislature... read more →