Seeing all the violence and injustice in the world, people easily grow disillusioned and wonder about the meaning of life, but Christians must fight the temptation of weariness with faith and a passion for justice, Pope Francis said.
Jennifer McMahon, a sophomore biology major at Villanova University, said recent campus listening sessions in preparation for the Catholic Church's 2023 synod made her feel that her concerns "were being acknowledged not simply by the church, but my peers."
When somebody is awarded a Pulitzer Prize, it's usually one of those stop-the-presses moments to honor compelling, groundbreaking journalism. Not quite so for Raven Chacon. He won the Pulitzer for music with his work "Voiceless Mass," which received its world premiere last November at St. John the Evangelist Cathedral in Milwaukee.
In what may have been the first such ceremony held by a Catholic religious community in Wisconsin, the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross hosted a land acknowledgment ceremony on the grounds of St. Francis Convent May 14.
Several U.S. Catholic bishops expressed sorrow and called out racism and gun violence after reports of a May 14 mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, that left at least three injured and 10 dead -- a crime authorities categorized as likely motivated by hatred for Black people.
The doll is about 6 inches tall, handcrafted of red leather, with a tan belt and headband around its long black hair. It's a male warrior, holding a bow. "This is actually me," D. Richard Wright said of the doll.
Farmworkers and farmers alike are at risk of being thrust into poverty and disease due to the market power of a concentrated agriculture industry, according to a new study.
A beatified teenager's passionate love of the Eucharist was put on display for a group of New Jersey Catholic school students as U.S. Catholics begin a three-year eucharistic revival.
Elderly Christians are called to be consistent in their faith, otherwise they risk becoming a sign of hypocrisy for future generations, Pope Francis said.