These days, Sister Adelia Contini sees more Mexicans fleeing north toward the U.S. than she does families from Honduras, El Salvador and other violence-plagued regions of Central America.
Daniel Courtney could feel the tightening grip that drugs and alcohol had on him in the years after he served in the war in Iraq.
The hope of Easter is not a static hope but "a living and breathing hope," President Barack Obama told religious leaders gathered at the White House March 30.
Pro-life advocates expressed dismay with new Food and Drug Administration guidelines that effectively expand how pregnant women can use RU-486, a drug that induces abortion.
The Vatican has set April 8 for the release of "Amoris Laetitia" ("The Joy of Love"), Pope Francis' reflection on the family and family life.
Kevin Kennedy, a former Marine and now the United Nations' regional humanitarian coordinator for the crisis in Syria, brought home to students of his Drexel Hill alma mater the realities of the Middle East.
On Holy Thursday, Ann Sieben was among a few women to get their feet washed at the Basilica-Cathedral Notre-Dame. While Quebec Auxiliary Bishop Gaetan Proulx dried her foot with a towel, they exchanged a smile,…
One day, while conducting her twice-weekly Bible study with the prisoners at North Dakota State Penitentiary, Benedictine Sister Kathleen Atkinson encountered a life-changing situation.
Susan Pawlukiewicz traveled to Poland three years ago bearing immense grief over the recent loss of her mother.
Christian religious leaders across Asia called for Muslims to take a stand against Islamic extremists, seek reconciliation and forgiveness, and pursue a peaceful interpretation of religion in the aftermath of the Easter massacre at a…