The head of Britain's military diocese has urged restraint in the ongoing military action against Libya.
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When training priests and educating students in philosophy, the Catholic Church must combat a widespread belief that there is no permanent, objective truth, a new Vatican document said.
Faithful Catholics have all but disappeared from the arts in the U.S. — leaving the arts "spiritually impoverished" and undercutting the ways the Church "speaks to the world," according to Dana Gioia, Catholic poet and former chair of the National Endowment for the Arts.
States have the right and duty to regulate people's behaviour, including some sexual behaviours, a Vatican official told the UN Human Rights Council.
While the Irish Catholic Church might not be as numerically strong as it was in the past, there is still a great vibrancy in Irish Catholicism, said Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin.
Pope Benedict accepts a gift from Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Grand Chief David Harper.
The sacrament of Confession can be a teaching moment for both priest and penitent, Pope Benedict said.
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a law March 22 establishing a three-day waiting period for all abortions, a time frame that exceeds other state laws that require 24-hour waiting periods.
A Scottish cardinal has accused the British government of operating an "anti-Christian foreign policy."
An Iraqi archbishop spoke of "near-genocide conditions" for Christians in his country and said those fleeing violence were straining resources in other parts of the country.