Ambassadors to the Vatican were informed recently that Christmas would be essentially a virtual affair for the diplomatic corps this year.
Chicago’s Catholic community is celebrating the elevation of one of their own.
Chicago native Wilton Gregory, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C., was named a cardinal by Pope Francis on Sunday, becoming the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the coveted red hat.
Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the coveted red hat.
A North Carolina health official has ordered a large church to close its doors temporarily because of concerns it is helping to spread the coronavirus by disregarding social distancing measures.
Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco.”
Father Daniel McCarthy of Chicago has been removed from his current duties at a church in the Norwood Park neighborhood as the diocese investigates an allegation that he abused a child 50 years ago at "Angel Guardian Orphanage."
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone performed an exorcism in San Rafael, California, at a site where protesters had knocked over a missionary's statue.
At 83 and with part of a lung removed when he was in his 20s due to illness, Pope Francis would be at high-risk for COVID-19 complications.
A Louisiana priest who was arrested for obscenity last week was allegedly caught having sex with two dominatrices on the altar of his church, court documents revealed, according to reports.
Jerry Falwell made some "uncomfortable" calls to Liberty University staff after he resigned last week, and now staff members are being told to ignore him and not do him any favors. Falwell resigned from the evangelical school after sharing a photo of himself with his pants unzipped, and after revelations that his wife was having an affair.
Meet the nun on the run.
Other items spanning the centuries were also found.
A woman from Scotland claims she recently spotted something rather odd on the skin of a potato she bought from a nearby supermarket. However, it wasn’t a bug or a patch of mold or anything like that — she says it was the face of Jesus.
The Archdiocese of Chicago says they plan to provide full-time in-person learning five days a week this fall.
A south Georgia priest decided to create a video to encourage his congregation during the COVID-19 pandemic by parodying a song from the popular Broadway show, "Hamilton."
More than 40 people at an Alabama Baptist church were infected with the virus the congregation held a series of religious services.
Father Joseph Ilo also brought politics into the fray, noting that stoking fear about the deadly virus is raging during an election year. "Those who control the media have stated a vitriolic opposition to our incumbent president," he wrote.
When many churches shut down in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, hardly anyone believed they would stay closed until the end of the year. However, that is now a growing trend for several houses of worship.
Pastor and former Chicago Fire Department official Jerry Jones, 71, is charged with three felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of victims under the age of 18. The alleged victims are now all adults and said they were groped and assaulted repeatedly throughout their childhoods and into their teenage years.