Pope Benedict encouraged lay Catholics in Africa to defend Christian and traditional African values, share their faith in Jesus and transform African society.
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The more people love Jesus, the more they will want to spend time with him in prayer; and the more they pray, the more they will resemble him, Pope Benedict said.
Filmmakers seeking to capture American high school students as they balance the demands of the Catholic faith with life as a teenager chose a Catholic high school in Draper, Utah, for their pilot documentary.
Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., was convicted Sept. 6 of one count of failing to report suspected child abuse and acquitted on another count in a brief bench trial.
The “most tragic wound” of clerical sexual abuse will not heal without a response from the entire Catholic Church – hierarchy and laity together – said the chief Vatican investigator of abuse cases.
Living in a war zone taught Comboni Father Miguel Angel Ayuso Guixot the importance of interreligious dialogue “as an instrument for overcoming conflict and drawing together from the source of peace.”
Residents of Borongan, Philippines, pray during a Mass of thanksgiving Sept. 1 after a magnitude-7.6 quake struck off the Philippines’ east coast Aug. 31.
When reading the WCR, I always enjoy reading the letters to the editor to see what is on the minds of other Catholics.
Re: Chris Miller’s article Mary’s Assumption is the real deal (WCR Aug. 27).
Canada's bishops and Catholic universities were among those who responded to the Vatican's call in 1959 for input about topics that ought to be considered at the Second Vatican Council.