Bishop Pates: adapt to solve immigration problem

The head of the U.S. bishops’ international justice and peace committee implored Secretary of State to address the “root causes” of child migration.

European court: Gay marriage not a right

The highest human rights court in Europe shattered hopes that it would impose same-sex marriage.

Synod to be shorter, more open than usual

The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will be shorter than a usual synod and will include new rules.


Benedict XV’s peace crusade

As we remember the onset of World War I, we should also remember the effort of the pope who tried to avoid that global catastrophe.

Persecution: it can happen here

What if the West is already infected with the virus that we see in Khartoum, Mosul, and many other places?

Common ground shrinking

The underlying issue in many current issues is a conflict of world views involving religious freedom and religion itself.


The truth about the "Mandate"

The Obama administration, to justify its widely criticized mandate for contraception and sterilization coverage in private health plans, has posted a set of false and misleading claims on the White House blog.


A puppet Mass

At the “weirdest parish in the USA,” a Mass with scary, life-side puppets is meant to entertain kids...

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