In his final address as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston told his fellow bishops that it has been "an honor to serve you, even in the difficult times."
A German Messerschmitt fighter plane was bearing down on Don Stoulil's B-17 bomber as he flew a mission during World War II.
The murdered Jesuits in El Salvador, whose legacy is being commemorated around the world Nov. 16, the 30th anniversary of their deaths, were known for their academic prowess.
Catholic bishops from the European Union marked 30 years since the breaching of the Berlin Wall with tributes to those who worked for peaceful change, as well as warnings against resurgent "ideologies behind the building of walls."
"Arctic Dogs" serves up family-friendly fare, scoring high on the cuteness meter despite its lack of originality.
Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese are hitting the streets across the country to demand an end to rampant corruption and poor public services.
In life, Christians face the choice of either being open to encountering God's generosity or closed in on their own interests, Pope Francis said.
Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has taken the highly unusual step of disinviting a fellow bishop from the conference's fall general assembly.
In what he said was his first visit to the catacombs, Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the feast of All Souls with special words of remembrance for Catholics who still today must worship in secret.
Kamila Kaminska, the Polish actress who played St. Faustina Kowalska in the new movie "Love and Mercy: Faustina," read the diaries her fellow countrywoman wrote to help prepare for the role.