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Pope Francis delivers his message as he celebrates a Chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on March 28, 2013.
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A Czech Catholic priest whose theology of paradox invites believers and atheists to dialogue has won the 2014 Templeton Prize, worth $1.83 million, for his work affirming the spiritual dimension of life.
Gonzalo Mosca was a radical on the run. Hunted by Uruguay's dictators, he fled to Argentina, where he narrowly escaped a military raid on his hideout.
A group of nearly 200 Catholic employers filed a new lawsuit in Oklahoma against the federal government Wednesday, hoping to stop parts of the federal health care law that force them to provide insurance that covers contraceptives.
A group of Catholic bishops, evangelical leaders and advocates pressured top House Republicans to vote this year on overhauling immigration in a series of private meetings on Wednesday.
Catholic bishops and evangelical leaders have met with top House Republicans to argue for action this year on immigration legislation.
A home invasion in which a man was severely beaten and his pregnant wife was repeatedly sexually assaulted may have been meant for a neighboring house, authorities in Wisconsin said.
TOUGH CHOICES: The decision on the changes will be Archbishop Philip Tartaglia's.
In this file photo taken on the Copacabana beachfront in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 25, 2013, Pope Francis greets from his popemobile as he makes his way through the crowds.
As a member of the great herd of Recovering Catholics, I have been fascinated by the recent outrage expressed by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding "religious freedom."
First, the Catholic Church announced it had defrocked six priests accused of sex abuse in the Puerto Rican town of Arecibo.
In this March 2, 2014 photo, a man gives money to a beggar after Mass outside the San Felipe Cathedral in the Arecibo Diocese in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
The Midwest and the Eastern Seaboard are bracing for another blast of below-normal temperatures and heavy snowfall after a few days of temperatures slightly above normal for this time of year.
No charges will be brought against Archbishop John Nienstedt, leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, who was accused by a boy of inappropriately touching his buttocks during a group photo session, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
Bishop Joseph Cistone, of the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw, has approved a revised recommendation for consolidated Bay Area Catholic Schools to share one building.
A new leader will be brought in to oversee St Cuthbert's Catholic High School in Parr before also taking control of St Augustines at Blackbrook at a later date.
No one can dispute the fact that Jorge Mario Bergoglio has had an extraordinary year since being elected to lead the Roman Catholic Church last March.