US Bishops Stand Firm, Say Threat of Abortion Remains Their ‘Preeminent Priority’

At the recently concluded gathering of the U.S. bishops in Baltimore, the leaders of the Catholic faithful in the United States stood firm in naming abortion as the “preeminent” issue of our time. In this process, they not only confirmed Church...

Cardinal Pell’s Appeal and Australia’s High Court: What’s In Play?

VATICAN CITY — What does the decision of Australia’s High Court this week on the appeal of Cardinal George Pell mean for the cardinal, and what is likely to happen next? On Tuesday, two High Court judges, Michelle Gordon and James Edelman,...