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Pope Francis Gives Vatican's Former Sex Crimes Prosecutor A Big Promotion

The Associated Press | Posted 02.27.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has named the Vatican's former sex crimes prosecutor, Charles Scicluna, as archbishop of his native Malta. The V...

Nigerian Archbishop: Forgotten About Boko Haram? We Haven't

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.17.2015 | Religion

A Nigerian Archbishop has issued a plea to the international community: Don’t forget about Boko Haram. Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop ...

Archbishop Slings Bigotry at Atheists

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.21.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In a recent radio interview, Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila compared Colorado's "godlessness" to Nazi Germany and Stalin's Russia and said it portend...

The Conclave, the Cardinals, and the Child Sexual Abuse Crisis

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 05.11.2013 | Religion
Deborah Jacobs

No surprise, transparency has no place in the conclave; all participants must take a pledge of secrecy. Indeed, how can we even expect transparency when many of the cardinal electors stand accused of the very behavior they claim to deplore?

Archbishop Chaput Taking Helm In Philly

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 11.08.2011 | Denver

PHILADELPHIA — Archbishop Charles Chaput (chap-YEW') took the helm of the troubled Roman Catholic church in Philadelphia on Thursday by telling ...

Symbols Of Repentence In The Irish Church (VIDEO)

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

A video response to Catholic sex abuse scandal in Ireland and an important show of repentence in Dublin.

Cardinal And Archbishop Wash The Feet Of Abuse Victims

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

These kinds of gestures can sometimes speak to something deep within the Catholic soul, and I've long thought that such public acts were necessities in the wake of the sexual abuse crisis.

Former Church of England Head Bemoans Secularization of Christmas

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON -- Former Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey has slammed attempts to "air-brush" Christianity out...

Employment Testing for the Priesthood Can Prevent Child Abuse

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jerry Chautin

Given the magnitude of the crisis in the clergy, asking the hard questions to ferret out prospective sexual abusers is a necessity.

Denver Archbishop: Broken Promises On Abortion Funding In Health Care Reform

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver's Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput is urging his congregation to oppose federal health care legislation that funds abortions. KDVR and th...

Stepping Up the Pressure: The Archbishop Comes to the Abortion Clinic

Reproductive Justice | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Reproductive Justice

Every woman has different life circumstances. Every pregnancy produces different challenges. Who is more able to assess the moral validity of every woman's abortion? I certainly don't think it's the Archbishop.

Video: Bell of Hope rings on 8th anniversary of 9/11

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Bell of Hope was rung at St. Paul's Chapel today at 8:46 a.m., marking the moment eight years ago when the first plane hit the World T...

Archbishop Raymond Burke: Obama Advancing Anti-Life Agenda

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A powerful Catholic leader on Friday accused President Barack Obama of pushing an anti-life, anti-family agenda and called Notre Da...

South Africa Disses the Dalai Lama: We're About Human Rights, Just Not Yours

Mary Wald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mary Wald

Like the Olympics, the 2010 World Cup has the world's attention. It also became a chance for China to step in and force its anti-Dalai Lama message onto the stage.