Gerry Adams is being questioned on suspicion he ordered the death of a Belfast widow who was thought by the IRA to be a British spy.
Catholics in Washington are celebrating the sainthood of John Paul II by renaming a shrine devoted to his legacy.
Catholics around the world are celebrating the declaration of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII as saints of the Catholic Church – an unprecedented event made even more historic by the presence of Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI in Rome.
Catholic organizations in Wyoming filed a federal lawsuit Thursday challenging the birth-control coverage requirement in federal government’s health care overhaul.
More than 120 volunteers spent Wednesday night decorating the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in preparation for next week’s Christmas masses.
As the hub of the Soviet Union, Russia was reviled for rights abuses by many U.S. conservatives during the Cold War. Now some are voicing support and admiration as Russian authorities crack down on gay-rights activism.
Speaking to Jewish leaders for the first time as pope, Francis said that true Christians cannot hold anti-Semitic sentiments due to the intertwined history of the two faiths.
Pope Francis has 1.2 billion followers in the Roman Catholic Church, but he’s not following a single one of them on Facebook or Twitter.
Vice President Joe Biden will lead the U.S. delegation to newly elected Pope Francis’ installation in Rome.
If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.