McCarrick is the first cardinal to have been laicized over sexual abuse, and the first cardinal to have been laicized in nearly 5 centuries.
Pope Francis signed off on the second miracle attributed to John Henry Newman's intercession, clearing the way for his canonization into the sainthood.
Pope Francis released his February prayer intention video for the International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking.
Parishioners packed the pews for the last Mass of Father Edwin C. Dwyer, the priest removed for attempting to restore tradition at his parish.
The Holy See announced that Pope Saint Paul VI's feast day will be celebrated May 29th annually as an optional memorial.
During the first-ever visit to the Arabian Peninsula, Pope Francis and the Grand Imam signed a declaration on "human fraternity for world peace."
Pope Francis arrived in the United Arab Emirates for his historic visit, calling the rain in Abu Dhabi a "sign of blessing" for the interfaith meeting.
A priest is facing consequences for attempting to restore some tradition to the liturgy at a dying and aging parish.
A Catholic parish priest refused to minister the Eucharist to an Irish politician, after he revealed his vote to support legalized abortion in Ireland.
Sacred music is an essential element of the Liturgy - electric guitar and drums are "never appropriate" during Mass, says Archbishop Sample of Portland.