Pope Francis has urged Iraqis to treat their Christian brothers as a precious resource to protect, not an “obstacle” to eliminate as he opens the first-ever papal visit to Iraq.
There is no evidence to support allegations accusing the Rev. Michael Pfleger of abusing two brothers in their early teens decades ago, but this doesn’t mean the claims are untrue, Illinois’ child protection agency said in a letter to the Chicago priest Friday.
Bishop Robert Casey with the Archdiocese of Chicago talks about how Ash Wednesday will look a little different this year due to the pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic will change the way ashes are distributed to Christians worldwide on Ash Wednesday, the start of the Lenten season.
Declaring “God is on your side,” a Roman Catholic cardinal, an archbishop and six other U.S. bishops are declaring their support for LGBT youth and denouncing the bullying often directed at them.
A second person is now alleging that Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Church on the South Side abused them. This new allegation comes from the brother of the first victim.
Biden is the nation's second Catholic president, and he picked Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, a few miles from the White House. It's where the nation's only other Catholic president, John F. Kennedy, often went to Mass.
The Archdiocese of Chicago announced Thursday it would be closing four suburban Catholic schools and consolidating several parishes on the South Side and in nearby suburbs.
Heidi Schlumpf, executive editor at The National Catholic Reporter, talks about president-elect Joe Biden's longstanding history with Catholicism.
In a Facebook post, Christian evangelist Franklin Graham tried to compare Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump a second time to the betrayal of Jesus Christ.
Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly allow women to do more things during Mass, while reaffirming they cannot be priests.
Parishioners at Saint Sabina on the South Side are offering their support to Father Michael Pfleger after he was accused of sexually abusing a minor decades ago.
Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Church on the South Side is stepping aside from his duties, for now, after being accused of sexual abusing a minor more than 40 years ago.
Heidi Schlumpf, executive editor of the National Catholic Reporter, talks about the Catholic community's reaction to the temporary removal of Father Pfleger from St. Sabina's Church in lieu of sexual abuse allegations.
The lawsuit is separate from a criminal action against the former "That 70s Show" actor that accuses him of rape.
Francis was suffering from "painful sciatica" and could not preside at an hour-long, year-end prayer service Thursday evening, spokesman Matteo Bruni said.
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David Prystowsky, vice president of Jewish United Fund, talks about the urgent need for donations as families of all faiths grapple with the pandemic.
Another COVID cancelation, this one affecting hundreds of thousands of Chicago area Catholics.
Father David Ryan, pastor at St. Francis de Sales Parish and School in Lake Zurich, has been asked to step away from the parish while the Archdiocese of Chicago investigates decades-old sexual abuse allegations.