It is clear that the president either has not yet read "Laudato Si'", or he simply disagrees with what the pontiff said.
Some Catholics in Great Britain are concerned the push for "British values" in schools, meant to counter Islamist extremism, could harm sincere religious believers and burden Catholic schools, rather than advance human dignity.
A Vatican conference on biodiversity has found that wasteful attitudes when it comes to consumption could be leading to the extinction of certain species, and that changing personal habits and a promoting more equal distribution of the earth's resources could make the difference.
Every day in the remote villages of Northeast India courageous priests and nuns are braving the elements of the wild - including tiger attacks and elephant stampedes - to bring the Good News to people who have yet to hear the name of Jesus.
Travis Rieder and his wife Sadiye have one child.
A Facebook page isn't enough.
With so many saying they have abandoned their childhood faith because of science, the Church in the United States has an urgent mission to engage the culture, said one expert.
It "shouldn't" be, but a question has been nagging at me: How many of us are secretly wondering if Pope Francis' off-the-cuff statement that "a great majority" of Catholic marriages today
On his first visit to the US, Pope Francis will highlight the challenges of poverty and sustainability. A related issue, he acknowledges, is population. So what does that mean for Catholic teaching?
Catholics are called to witness to the truth of marriage despite the Supreme Court of the United States recognizing a legal right to same-sex marriage, the nation's bishops said on Friday.
Some very good news! The Vatican and the American Sisters have acknowledged their common mission and officially ended the multi-year Mandate for reform of the LCWR. In a joint statement and final report released April 16 by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Leadership Conference of Women
Do you know anyone who does not go to Mass anymore? Oh, what a silly question. Of course you know someone who doesn't go to Mass anymore; you probably know dozens of people. Maybe you yourself are a person who doesn't go to Mass anymore.
New Book Is Useful Guide for Clearing up Misunderstandings
My fellow Patheos blogger Will Duquette has a great essay on his blog about the USCCB's efforts on behalf of raising the minimum wage. In A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats--Or Does It?, Will argues against using the Big Hammer to fix social problems--attempting to fix "the system" rather than helping individuals. I
Before there was Pope Francis, there was a different Francis from Assisi, Italy. Back in the twelfth century, St. Francis heard the call to fix a church falling into ruins. Now it is the twenty-first century, and this Francis ought to hear the call to fix Catholic colleges falling into ruins.
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A protest over the firing of chemistry teacher and coach, Barb Webb - who is newly pregnant through "nontraditional means" (read IVF) and "married" to her lesbian part
U.N. anti-torture committee member Felice Gaer's statement to a Holy See delegation equating opposition to abortion and torture is part of a growing trend to exclude Catholics and other pro-life advocates, one critic says.
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