Jerry Earl Johnston: Why I love those 'certain poor shepherds'
In the Christmas story, the shepherds were the first to hear about the birth of the Savior and the first to make their way to the manger. And down the centuries, they’ve continued to lead the way.
Catholic Church could play larger role in a post-Fidel Castro Cuba
The relationship between Fidel Castro and the Cuban Catholic Church has been a roller-coaster ride of ups and downs, though it has noticeably improved in recent years.
Oklahoma City priest declared first American martyr by Pope Francis
An American missionary priest killed in Guatemala in 1981 has moved a step closer to being named a Catholic saint after Pope Francis declared him the first-ever American martyr.