Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly allow women to do more things during Mass, while reaffirming they cannot be priests.
Pope Francis said Sunday that he is praying for those who died in the U.S. Capitol rioting and has appealed for calm to prevail in the United States to help safeguard that nation's democratic values.
The Vatican’s 2020 nativity scene, which is different every year, has drawn criticism from some for its futuristic style.
A jury convicted the leader of an Illinois militia group on several federal civil rights and hate crimes Wednesday in connection with the 2017 bombing of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minnesota.
The high court's unsigned order Thursday, with no noted dissent, leaves the California restrictions in place for now.
A Vatican investigation into ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has found that bishops, cardinals and popes downplayed or dismissed reports that he slept with seminarians.
President-elect Joe Biden ended his victory speech Saturday night by quoting the hymn “On Eagle’s Wings,” which was written by a Minnesota priest.
It's another historic moment for Archbishop Gregory, who moved to Washington last year.
Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco.”
Video captured thousands of people in downtown Nashville, many of whom were flouting social distancing guidelines and not wearing masks, attending a worship concert.
The Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis says he held a meeting with the priest who pushed COVID-19 conspiracy theories during a homily earlier this month.
A priest recently tapped by Pope Francis to be made a bishop for a Minnesota diocese has resigned after an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor surfaced before he could take up his post.
More than 40 people at an Alabama Baptist church were infected with the virus the congregation held a series of religious services.
The nuns, ages 69 to 99, included teachers, an author and a secretary in the Vatican Secretariat of State.
The Vatican issued a long-awaited manual for bishops and religious superiors on conducting in-house investigations into allegations of priests who rape and molest minors and vulnerable adults.
A priest who had sex with a woman who he was counseling following her previous sexual abuse was sentenced to more than three years in prison Wednesday, according to the Stearns County Attorney’s Office.
Organizers are hoping Minneapolitans can begin to heal through prayer and reflection during a 30-day challenge in July.
The third phase of Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s Stay Safe MN plan will begin on Wednesday, June 10 and allow for restaurants indoor dining, gyms, and entertainment venues to reopen as well as an increase in capacities for churches, salons and barbershops.
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, the first African American archbishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, condemned President Donald Trump's visit to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine Tuesday, saying the president's visit in the wake of his Monday threats to use military force against protesters "violates our religious principles.“
Hundreds of protesters joined Minneapolis clergy Tuesday afternoon for a silent march to the block where George Floyd was killed while in Minneapolis Police custody Memorial Day.