"We had decent lives, jobs, houses. People here sometimes do not understand fully that we lost everything. We even do not know if our houses are still there."
U.S. Catholic leaders lauded Pope Francis for his encyclical, "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home."
The tragic taking of nine lives at a historically black church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, brought an outpouring of solidarity, compassion and sorrow from around the country.
"The earth in those regions has been furrowed by the steps of those seeking refuge and irrigated by the blood of many men and women, among them numerous Christians persecuted for their faith,
Pope Francis has approved new procedures for the Vatican to investigate and judge claims of "abuse of office" by bishops who allegedly failed to protect minors and vulnerable adults from sex abuse.
Through dialogue, Catholics and Jews and find common cause in the concerns that vex leaders of both religions, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York said May 20 during a forum on the 50th anniversary…
Parishioner in wheelchair shows how her church becoming wheelchair accessible has impacted her faith.
Archbishop Romero “constructed peace with the force of love, gave testimony of his faith his life,” the pope wrote
Relief agencies in Nepal make headway after magnitude-7.8 earthquake left many without basic needs
The power of the Holy Spirit transforms people into bold witnesses of the Gospel, who reach out to others, exercise charity and live in harmony with creation, Pope Francis said.