VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, speaking at his first general audience since he underwent intestinal surgery a month ago and on the first anniversary of a massive blast in Beirut, said he had a "great" desire to visit Lebanon.
A group fighting to keep the Bible part of a POW/MIA display at the Manchester VA Medical Center reacted coolly on Thursday to the suggestion the book be replaced with a multi-religion “Book of Faith.”
Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick was criminally charged Wednesday with allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy during a wedding reception at Wellesley College in Massachusetts in 1974, according to the Boston Globe. The charges make McCarrick, who is a former archbishop of Washingt…
In January, when Ed Condon and JD Flynn broke off from their jobs at a long-standing Catholic news agency, they promised readers of their new newsletter that they would deliver reporting without an agenda, or a foregone conclusion. "We aim to do serious, responsible, sober journalism about t…
A lawsuit alleging the bishop of Manchester abused an altar boy in the early 1980s is part of a wave of clergy abuse suits in New York, where a law passed in 2019 opened a temporary exemption from the statute of limitations.
Bishop Peter A. Libasci — the New York native who brought calm to the scandal-plagued Catholic diocese of New Hampshire 10 years ago — has been accused of groping an altar boy in Long Island, N.Y., as a young priest.
The arguments against mask mandates are plentiful. Those opposed to the public-health measure say it restricts people's freedom, represents government intrusion and - falsely - that it distorts science.
A top official with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has resigned amid misconduct allegations, according to a memo issued Monday to U.S. bishops from the conference's president, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles.
PBS LAUNCHES the biography series “In Their Own Words” (8 p.m., TV-PG, check local listings). Blending archival interviews, news footage and occasional animation, it profiles some of the most compelling figures of the present and recent past.