Good Question: Why Isn't Seafood Considered Meat?Each Friday during Lent, Catholics are supposed to give up meat, so many turn to fish. That had Chuck from Clearwater wanting to know: Why is fish not considered meat? According to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, abstinence laws say meat is considered something that comes only from animals that live on land, like chicken, cows, sheep or pigs.
Meeting Between Police, Archdiocese Ends With AgreementSt. Paul police met with a top official from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as part of an ongoing criminal investigation into allegations of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy.
Good Question: Why Is This Pope So Popular? He pulled the papacy out of the palace and into the streets. That's just one reason why Time magazine says it named Pope Francis its "Person of the Year" Wednesday. Only two other popes have ever won that distinction.
St. Thomas Professor On Catholic Church ScandalCharles Reid is a professor at the University of St. Thomas, where he teaches canon law. He is also a Catholic, and is asking for prayers for the church.
Good Question: Why Should Non-Catholics Care About The New Pope?For more than two hours, the drama unfolded live on every major American TV network. First, the white smoke. Then the curtains open.
St. Thomas Law Prof: Conclave 'A Delightful, Quirky Tradition' Cardinals have filed into the Sistine Chapel for the conclave to elect the next pope amid deep divisions and uncertainty over who will lead the 1.2 billion-strong Catholic Church.