The traditionalist Society of St. Pius X will have a future only if it returns to full communion with the Vatican, said the Vatican official responsible for relations with traditionalist Catholics.
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ROME – A 91-year-old Jesuit who served as an expert at the Second Vatican Council said, "I'm just beginning to understand the depth and breadth of the council" and its teachings.
Masked members of El Salvador's Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang participate in a pledge to reduce violence near San Salvador Jan. 24.
Across the world, there are between 100,000 and 250,000 children who are victims of sex trafficking, said Laura Lederer, founder of the Global Centurion Foundation, which seeks to target trafficking by focusing on demand.
Christians must work together to offer the faith they share to a world that seems to find it more and more difficult to believe, Pope Benedict told Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican and Protestant leaders.
Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila’s own awakening “to the truth of the dignity of human life” came while he was a college student considering a career as a doctor.
Church officials and social activists in Sri Lanka praised Oblate Father Tissa Balasuriya, 88, a prominent theologian who died Jan. 17 in Colombo.
The Vatican launched a new “Pope App” on the eve of the release of the pope’s World Communications Day message, which is dedicated to social networks as important spaces for evangelization.
Retired Cardinal Jozef Glemp of Warsaw, who served as primate of the Catholic Church in Poland during the final years of communism and during the restoration of democracy, died Jan. 23 at the age of 83.
In the wake of the largest pro-life demonstration ever held in Ireland, cracks have begun to emerge in the coalition government’s plans to legislate for abortion.