National Catholic Reporter Vatican correspondent John Allen offers perspective on Pope Benedict XVI's papacy, his planned visit to the Holy Land, Catholic-Jewish relations, and recent questions about the direction of the Vatican.
Read more of Judy Valente’s interview with Father Marco Antonio Mercado of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Chicago.
Read more of Judy Valente's interview about Hispanic Catholics with Friar Gilberto Cavazos Gonzalez.
There was a time when a labor strike like this one against the Catholic Church in Scranton, Pennsylvania, would have been difficult to imagine. The Church, after all, has always been the champion of workers rights.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton says there were indications this week of potential complications for the new Obama administration’s relationship with the Catholic Church, especially surrounding the issue of abortion.
Earlier this month, in preparation for the riding season, several thousand bikers descended on Paterson, New Jersey to have their bikes blessed by a Catholic priest who is also a biker and who ministers to all those who ride.