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Ordained in the midst of scandal: How St. Mary of Egypt is getting me through

As a new priest, I remain hopeful—optimistic even—for the future of the Catholic Church in my lifetime.

US Bishops detail action items in response to sex abuse crisis

The USCCB hands over abuse investigations to laity and a third-party reporting system.

Read these sacred words when you feel hopeless

During times of darkness, this psalm can put words to our despair and lift us up.

After US bishops meet with pope, say they’re looking for “most effective” next steps

"He listened very deeply from the heart. It was a lengthy, fruitful, and good exchange"

Pope to meet this week with leader of US bishops

Spokesman says Cardinal DiNardo and other officials of the episcopal conference will meet with Francis on Thursday

Pope’s cardinal-advisers indicate a clarification on Viganò might be forthcoming

As C9 kicks off its next meeting, note "awareness" that "Holy See is on the verge of formulating whatever clarifications are deemed necessary."

The Rosary: My direct line to Mary when evil threatens

The 2 biblical women behind Elizabeth's greeting to Our Lady show us why the Rosary is really a weapon.

How can I remain Catholic in times of scandal? A nun’s response

As St. Gregory the Great says, "It is better that scandals arise than the truth be suppressed."

Priests on Long Island undertake 25-day “communal penance of fasting”

"With the help of the Archangels, we will carry out this reparation."