Religious freedom is "the human right that guarantees all other rights," Miami Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski said July 4 in his homily at the closing Mass of the U.S. bishops' fourth annual Fortnight for Freedom.
In a 5-4 decision, the court said states must license same-sex marriage.
More than 1.5 million people are expected for the Mass with Pope Francis in Philadelphia this September, said organizers of the next World Meeting of Families.
A 6-3 majority of the Supreme Court June 25 upheld tax subsidies for participants in health care exchanges run by the federal government in states that refused to create them.
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.
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.
by Mark Pattison WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Barack Obama, a late addition to a Catholic-evangelical summit at Georgetown University on overcoming poverty, said events like those in Ferguson, Missouri, and in Baltimore demonstrate a need…
The Archbishop lauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-to-4 decision on June 30 in favor of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties.