As a Franciscan serving in the order's St. Barbara Province on the West Coast, and as a published composer with Oregon Catholic Press, Brother Rufino Zaragoza was often called upon to direct music for his…
There are still unanswered questions about the legal implications of June's Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling, but analysts agree religious institutions face big challenges in the months and years to come.
The explosive global refugee crisis — likely the top debate-generating news story of 2015 — seems destined to dominate domestic and foreign politics for years to come at a time when Pope Francis has been…
Digital media offers the Catholic Church another opportunity to spread the good news of the Gospel, which is what faith calls Catholics to do, Vermont Bishop Christopher J. Coyne recently told a national gathering of…
A seminarian with a powerful conversion story is leading the University of St. Thomas football team to the Division III national championship game Dec. 18.
Pope Francis' U.S. visit — Sept. 22-27 — was so full, "each day was like a week," said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
The Christmas season is enhanced with sacred art at the New York Historical Society Museum.
Violence and hate in the world "must be met with resolve and courage," said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, who is president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
When President Barack Obama signed the sweeping bipartisan legislation Every Student Succeeds Act Dec. 10, he described it as a "Christmas miracle."
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."