Bishops asked to study how the Catholic Church responds to youth in crisis
U.S. Catholic bishops are being asked how to better address young victims of extreme violence and drug addiction as part of a global youth survey supported by Pope Francis.
Bahrain executes 3 convicted in deadly police bombing
Bahrain on Sunday carried out its first executions since an Arab Spring uprising rocked the country in 2011, putting to death three men found guilty of a deadly bomb attack on police.
Pope demands protection for migrants as sea search continues
Pope Francis demanded Sunday that "every possible measure" be taken to protect young refugees, as search and rescue efforts continued off Libya's coast following the latest deadly Mediterranean migrant shipwreck.
Eddie Long, megachurch pastor embroiled in scandal, dies
Eddie Long, the flamboyant megachurch pastor whose reputation was tarnished after former congregants accused him of sexual misconduct, has died. He was 63.
In Georgia, 2 Trumps exist across urban, rural divide
Patti Thomas owns a flower shop in the north Georgia town of Lula. Xavier Bryant runs an independent pharmacy just outside Atlanta. Looking toward the inauguration of an entrepreneur as president, the two share this expectation: Donald Trump will be good for business.
Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: A lesson in priorities from President Uchtdorf and how I'm going to 'water the flowers'
"I should get up and fold that," I thought, looking at the laundry that had been slowly piling up. But as I stroked my baby’s tiny soft cheek and watched him smile, another thought came into my mind: "This is watering the flowers."
Jerry Earl Johnston: At age 500, Martin Luther looks pretty good
My, how time flies. It has already been 500 years since the Protestant Reformation. On Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 complaints to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church.
Q&A: Salt Lake's new Catholic bishop embraces the special challenges and strengths of Catholicism in the U.S.
Bishop Oscar Azarcon Solis will be the 10th Bishop of the Diocese of Salt Lake City. His installation ceremony is scheduled for March 7.
BYU hires new Title IX coordinator, adds victim advocate
The university continued to revamp its response to sexual assault on Friday, making Tiffany Turley its Title IX coordinator and naming Lisa Leavitt to the new position of full-time victim's advocate. Turley will implement sweeping reforms.
Trump’s rise and GOP economics may shift Catholic Church’s priorities
For much of its long history in the U.S., the Catholic Church was known as the champion of the working class, a community of immigrants whose leaders were steadfast in support of organized labor and economic justice