The survival of Christianity in the Middle East has reached such a critical point that the chances of dialogue and reconciliation in the region are being threatened, said Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad.
When President Barack Obama signed the sweeping bipartisan legislation Every Student Succeeds Act Dec. 10, he described it as a "Christmas miracle."
Faith-based groups presented French President Francois Hollande with 1.8 million signatures of people seeking a fair climate change agreement that would stop global warming and protect the poor, reported religious groups in Paris for the…
Initially interesting but quickly exhausted, this morally ambiguous descent into London's underworld of the 1960s offers diminishing returns.
Retail experts call the growing popularity of cut-your-own Christmas trees "consumer engagement," but Michael Ryan, owner and operator of Clemsonville Christmas tree farm in Union Bridge, calls it "part of a fun-filled memorable experience."
With "In the Heart of the Sea", the real-life events that helped inspire Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick" become the basis for a polished and exciting adventure.
Catholics are called to witness to their faith in Jesus before all people, including Jews, but the Catholic Church "neither conducts nor supports" any institutional missionary initiative directed toward Jews, says a new document from…
At the Vatican and on five continents in 2015, Pope Francis continued to encourage and demonstrate a style of evangelization that emphasizes walking with people, listening to them and showing them God's mercy.
Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl opened the national Holy Door at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington Dec. 8, ushering in the Year of Mercy.
The Rev. B. Herbert Martin told interfaith leaders gathered at Holy Name Cathedral Dec. 8, "I believe we can heal the heart of the city of Chicago."