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NASA scientist has a good case to say life discovered on Mars. If true, what does the Church say?

A former NASA scientist just made a compelling case that evidence for life was discovered on Mars in 1976. Gilbert V. Levin published an article in ...

New York will get statue of Mother Cabrini

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the state will erect a statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini.

Newman scholar critiques Catholic universities

Catholic universities should try to do more than run an assembly line of information for students who never learn to think, a prominent scholar told ...

Calif. governor signs state college campus abortion pill mandate into law

California governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Friday a measure requiring public universities to provide free access to medical abortions for students.

UK court authorizes forced abortion for disabled woman in new case

A court in the United Kingdom ruled last week that it is in the best interest of a pregnant woman with severe learning disabilities that she undergo ...

Attorney General says education is 'ground zero' in fight for religious freedom

Education is "ground zero" in the fight for religious freedom, the U.S. Attorney General told an audience at the Notre Dame Law School on Friday.

Ohio Down syndrome abortion ban remains blocked after court ruling

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a block on an Ohio law banning abortions on the grounds of a diagnosis of Down syndrome. Former Governor ...

California expands statute of limitations for childhood sex abuse

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law on Sunday a measure extending the statute of limitations for childhood sex abuse victims.

Historic Marian shrine in Florida elevated to national shrine

Bishop Felipe Estevez of St. Augustine announced Friday that the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche has been elevated as a National Shrine by the US ...

Indian archbishop, parish priest killed in California car accident

Archbishop Dominic Jala of Shillong, India and Fr. Mathew Vellankal died in a car crash Oct. 10 during a visit to the Diocese of Oakland.