Catholic Church

U.S. Bishops Denounce New Zealand Mosque Shootings

The president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) condemned the “slaughter of innocent Muslim brothers and sisters” that occurred in Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday.

US cardinal Daniel DiNardo listens during a press conference at the North American College on March 5, 2013 in Rome. The Vatican said Tuesday that the date for the conclave to elect a new pope could be set before all cardinals have arrived in Rome, as five electors were still …

Catholic Baptisms Plummet in Secular Quebec

Annual Catholic baptisms in Quebec fell by a striking 30 percent in the five years from 2012 to 2017, according to the Quebec Assembly of Catholic Bishops.

A priest baptizes a baby in a church in Tourcoing, northern France, on July 21, 2013. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Meets with Top Mormon Leaders

Pope Francis met with the leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Vatican Saturday, the first meeting ever between the heads of the Catholic and Mormon churches.

Pope Francis warns doping, corruption polluting sport