Pope's Plans On Abuse, Environment Shape US Bishops' MeetingThe U.S. bishops' point-person on the environment defended Pope Francis' plan to issue a high-level teaching document next week on ecology and climate change, saying Wednesday that global warming was the result of moral failings that the Roman Catholic Church has a duty to address.
Statehouses Buck Catholic Church On Gay MarriageFrank Ferri made peace with God years ago. Last month, Ferri defeated the Roman Catholic Church. The openly gay state representative led the fight to legalize same-sex marriage in what may be the most Catholic state in the nation's most Catholic region.
Minn. Catholic Bishops Seek Marriage Fight DonorsMinnesota's Roman Catholic bishops are urging churchgoers to donate money for television ads in support of a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.
Group Of Women Defy Vatican, Join PriesthoodA group of women are hoping to bring change to the Roman Catholic Church by joining the priesthood.