A former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican and the president of The Catholic University of America were among 300 signers of a letter who called President Barack Obama's revision to a federal contraceptive mandate "unacceptable."
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Benedictine Father Andrew Britz, longtime editor of the Prairie Messenger, died Feb. 14 from a massive heart attack.
Catholics are at risk of losing their connection to the land, according to a professor from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.
Forty-two former Anglican priests from across the U.S. have officially begun their training to become Catholic priests.
Organizers of Genfest 2012 are expecting 12,500 youths to participate in this summer's festival Aug. 31-Sept. 2 in Budapest, Hungary, followed by a six-day workshop in Rome.
A Sudanese bishop said the world has forgotten people in his diocese, where thousands of people have sought shelter from a government bombing campaign and aid agencies cannot gain access.
A "deeply intolerant" militant secularism is taking hold of Western societies, said a senior British government minister heading a delegation to the Vatican.
The Diocese of Comayagua is working with prison authorities to try to help survivors of one of the world's deadliest prison fires.
A sign in response to the violence in Syria is seen during a Feb. 11 Mass at a church in the West Bank town of Ramallah.
"Overseas aid battered by storms of cutbacks" by Joe Gunn (WCR, Feb. 13).