- Federal court overturns Va. gay 'marriage' ban; N.C. amendment could be next
- Sister Mary Gertrude Weldon dies at age 93
- Mercy sisters' Belmont archives 'not just about the past'
- CARA head reviews statistics on understanding Catholics today
- Cross-a-Thon walk of faith for religious freedom to be held Aug. 2
- Bishop Jugis prays for military during annual Mass
- NFP Awareness Week: Why is Natural Family Planning worthwhile?
W.S. "Bill" Melton Jr.: My summer vacation took me home to the Catholic Church
This time of the year is synonymous with vacations. In this part of the country it usually involves the beach. For folks with money, it can mean some exotic place far off. But no matter where we're going or how long we intend to be gone, vacation...Read More...
Rico De Silva: Growing number of Latino Catholics in the U.S. flying below the Church's radar
During the 2014 Catholic Media Conference hosted by the Catholic News Herald in conjunction with the Catholic Press Association here in Charlotte last month, I had the opportunity to attend an interesting talk by Dr. Hosffman Ospino, an assistant...Read More...
The Poor Clares: Forming beauty: Raising women of God
What do we think of when we hear the word "romantic"? Honeymoons, candlelight dinners for two, perhaps "Romeo and Juliet"? But if we look beyond the bouquets of red roses and boxes of chocolates, we will find that the true definition of the...Read More...
Arts & Entertainment
Story line of new film revolves around priest-hero, challenges he faces
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Director John Michael McDonagh and actor Brendan Gleeson challenged each other. Gleeson had just completed acting a lead role in McDonagh's first feature film, "The Guard." McDonagh challenged Gleeson, "If I write a script...Read More...
Movie tells story of Catholic high school team's amazing winning streak
OAKLAND, Calif. — This is how a movie gets made.
"I found the book in the Santa Monica High School football team locker room when I was cleaning it," said David Zelon, who in addition to being the father of a football player, is executive...
Lives of the saints model Catholic social teaching in new book
HUNTINGTON, IND. — Dignity of the human person, solidarity and care for creation are just a few topics author Brandon Vogt discusses in his new book, "Saints and Social Justice: A Guide to Changing the World." "I hope that this book is a...Read More...