The documents of the Second Vatican Council should be studied as one body of work, lest they be misunderstood or their reforms dismantled piece-by-piece, says a leading Church historian.
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VATICAN CITY - The leader of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X said talks with the Vatican demonstrate that "Rome no longer makes total acceptance" of the teachings of the Second Vatican Council a condition for his group's full reconciliation with the Church.
Christian George and Christophe Potworowski met, appropriately enough, in church about three years ago.
Kaitlyn Duthie-Kannikkatt's understanding of the Holy Spirit is a huge motivating factor in her going to the People's Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 15-23.
A nun holds a ciborium in the offertory procession during Mass.
In a moving celebration at St. Joseph's Basilica, Archbishop Richard Smith ordained four married men to the permanent diaconate June 2.
TORONTO – The bitter history of Canada's attempt to wipe out aboriginal culture through a system of Church-run schools has come to Canada's largest and most invisible native community – and its biggest city.
EDMONTON – Parish workers, including pastoral assistants, parish secretaries and cooks, are drawn together by "a commitment to caring in the spirit of Jesus Christ," said Dr. Margaret Clark.
Donning hardhat, goggles and steel-toed boots, Catholic Pastoral Centre staff have been hard at work assisting Habitat for Humanity build affordable housing units for low-income Edmontonians.
SASKATOON – Doctors' offices are popping up in some Saskatoon Catholic schools as the school district tries to meet the unique needs of families in poverty.