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Topic - Roman Catholic Church
It's the final Mass on Palm Sunday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, and although the rows of hard oak pews already are packed, an insistent throng pushes through the door. Each worshipper receives a palm frond, then genuflects to God before moving into the holy interior that smells faintly of candle wax.
The old St. Mary's Catholic Church nestled on 417 Green St. sits tall among trees that haven't come alive yet this spring. For the church, it will probably be its last spring intact.
A historic Roman Catholic church in Galveston closed since Hurricane Ike damaged it in 2008 reopens this weekend.
In his homily given during the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday, Pope Francis spoke on the joy of the priestly vocation, saying a cleric "is useless" unless his happiness is found in the grace of God.
The Holy See's press officer said Tuesday that its report on an anti-torture agreement which will be made to the U.N. next month is routine, and a part of its obligations as a signatory to the treaty.
Bishop Peter J. Jurgis has said he is "shocked" by reports of "a lack of charity and respect" at a North Carolina high school meeting about a religious sister whose discussion of homosexuality came under attack.
The dilapidated St. Mary's Catholic church on Lockport Street is a relic of Plainfield history.
The Philippine Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a family planning law is constitutional, allowing the government to provide reproductive health care services primarily to the country's poor despite strong opposition to the law from the Roman Catholic Church.
Pope Francis approved a proposal Monday on the future of the Institute for Religious Works, commonly known as the "Vatican bank," affirming its importance for the good of the Church.
A church employee in southwestern Michigan who heard strange noises and spotted a break-in suspect called 911, helping authorities make a quick arrest.
Boniface Hakizimana lives in a rural area of Southern Rwanda. He lives peacefully with the widow next door, Viviane N'Habimana. They help each other and support each other when difficulties arise.
Marty Meyer-Gad wouldn't take "no" for an answer when she thought of becoming a priest in the Catholic Church.
A city board on Thursday gave a Muslim group the go-ahead to remove six crosses from the roof and spires of a century-old former Catholic church so the now-vacant Gothic structure can be used as a mosque.
One year on, the selection of the new pope seems trivial compared to what he has accomplished in rhetorical tone and personal example. Pope Francis promises to be a different kind of pope, one that may herald a resurgence for the Catholic Church.
Prominent Catholic laywomen have responded to recent statements by former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, saying he lacks understanding of the Church and of the nature of service.