VATICAN CITY – Incorrect interpretations of the Second Vatican Council are rooted in a denial or a misunderstanding of the role of the Holy Spirit in the life of the Church, the preacher of the papal household said Dec. 14.
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Mothers with their newborns wait for checkups at Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital in Manila, Philippines.
Father Matthew Hysell has finally overcome the obstacles that stand in the way of a deaf man being ordained to the priesthood and has achieved the goal for which his heart hungered since he was a child.
Maria Arnieri's husband Miguel loved Christmas. He enjoyed the decorations and the whole spirit of the season.
The Church is "the yeast of the Gospel," a community engaged in bringing about change, Calgary Bishop Fredrick Henry said Dec. 6.
Bishop Murray Chatlain of Mackenzie-Fort Smith is leaving the Northwest Territories despite his desire to stay.
Observers at the Second Vatican Council who came from other Christian churches had "an informal influence" on the council's deliberations, said the Edmonton Archdiocese's associate director of ecumenical and interfaith relations.
It was five minutes before Mass, and I could feel my iPhone vibrating through my purse. I gave a quick look around St. Michael's Cathedral in Toronto before guiltily checking my text messages.
Since its release Dec. 1, Pope Benedict's apostolic letter on the "service of charity" has provoked widespread speculation on how it might affect Catholic charitable agencies in their fundraising, hiring and selection of projects.
ROME – In the immaculate conception of Mary, Christians recognize the truth that the Gospel is the good news of freedom from sin, selfishness and death, Pope Benedict said.