A leaked draft of the teacher handbook for San Francisco archdiocesan high schools reveals less precision and a conciliatory tone.
The Chinese government has allowed the ordination of Russian Orthodox priests, for the first time in 60 years.
The president of the LCWR said they're 'going on with our normal life' now that the Vatican's assessment has concluded.
The Holy See has formally recognized a Palestinian state, following the lead of the UN, which extended same in 2012.
A Pew study reports that 31.7 percent of American adults were raised Catholic, but 41 percent of them no longer identify with Catholicism.
The bishop of Niigata lamented the nationís population decline and said the Church is doing too little to counter it.
more news links...