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N.Y. high school students help prepare taxes through volunteer program

ALBANY, N.Y. — High school junior Paul Barber shuffles through tax forms in the basement of the diocesan Pastoral Center in Albany. At Catholic Central High School … Read More

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Royal College of Physicians adopts neutral policy on assisted suicide

MANCHESTER, England — The professional body for doctors in the U.K. dropped its traditional opposition to assisted suicide, despite a poll that found a majority of its … Read More

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Pope to sign letter to young people at popular Marian sanctuary

VATICAN CITY — The place Pope Francis chose to sign his letter to young people is an important and popular sanctuary housing the Holy House of Loreto. … Read More

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Captive State

NEW YORK  — With the sci-fi drama “Captive State” (Focus), director and co-writer Rupert Wyatt has set out to tell a thoughtful, complex story and to comment … Read More

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Where do you hear God calling?

Moses was Jewish — an Israelite, son-in-law of Jethro, the priest of Midian. Now, that being said, would you not think that if God wanted to talk … Read More

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As cyclone slams Africa, churches, aid agencies coordinate response

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Two boys at a Catholic boarding school in Zimbabwe are among the more than 300 people killed in the aftermath of a … Read More

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