Huge crowds flock to Romero beatification Mass
300,000 expected tomorrow at city square in San Salvador
Superior of monastery in Syria ‘kidnapped by ISIS’
French newspaper reports abduction, atrocities in town
Nebraska legislature passes repeal of death penalty
11 prisoners are on death row, though executions are rare
Researcher doubts Pew report on shrinking Church
Other studies disagree; safer to go with the aggregate
Defeat for Priests for Life in HHS mandate case
D.C. appeals court refuses to rehear group’s request
Gay ‘marriage’ study faked data to help activism
'Mountain of fabrications' with 'baroque, ornate' details
Australia to strip citizenship from IS jihadis
Force them to return to birth country of their parents
S.F. archdiocese revises teacher handbook
Draft does not use words such as 'gravely evil, immoral'
China president: 'We must manage religious affairs'
'Adhere to principle of independence' to run religious groups
Cardinal Pell again denies victim's bribery claim
Testimony given to Australia abuse-response commission
Some Irish priests loudly support gay marriage
Nation poised to be first to legalize it by popular vote
Cardinal Tauran speaks at Nostra Aetate conference
'Most of the problems we face are problems of ignorance'
Pope Francis to parents: Come out of 'exile'
Parents' teaching role's been usurped by so-called experts
U.K. equality law is destroying religious freedom
Top lawyer surprised by ruling in N. Ireland bakery case
Appeals court denies Notre Dame an HHS exemption
Didn’t rule on merits of case; suit moving through courts
Six German bishops resist nation's march to heresy
Younger prelates stand up to powerful lay organization
Mother Teresa’s canonization date set for 2016?
Italian press reports Sept. 4; not confirmed by Vatican
China allows ordination of Russian Orthodox priests
A first in 60 years, as Moscow-Beijing relations warming
Cardinal urges ‘proportional military action’ in Iraq
'Not killing for killing... but defense mechanisms are needed'
Archbp. Gomez addresses Dorothy Day conference
She left us 'a saint's vision of our times and our society'
Priest: Facebook is Catholic, Twitter is Protestant
Echoes Umberto Eco’s remark that Mac is Catholic, PC is Prot
Detroit seminary hires actors to coach preaching
Seminarians taught to project, control tempo and timing
New head of CRS defends program against critics
'Working through' gay marriage, population control issues
Head of conservative Anglicans gets Pope's support
N. American group claims authentic Anglican tradition
Pope preaches 'ecclesial sensitivity' to Italy bishops
Laymen need not a ‘bishop-pilot’ but a ‘bishop-pastor’
Okla. governor signs 'pastor protection' bill
Act protects belief if Supreme Court redefines marriage
Imam earns master’s at Catholic Seattle Univ.
Head of Bosnian Muslims in Portland studies theology
LCWR goes on with 'normal life' after assessment
With Vatican, releases Joint Final Report on reforms
Seton Hall Univ. priest claims unfair firing
Archdiocese frowns on public support of LGBT campaign
Palestinian nuns are first Arabic-speaking saints
Mass attended by Palestinian Authority head M. Abbas
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