Bishop Ronald Hicks and the diocese have denied reports that a newly finalized restructuring plan is related to recent clergy sex abuse settlements.
Catholic schools are closing every year, but few parishes are moving to capitalize in the aftermath. Dr. Ronald Smith says there's a better way.
Interviews and newly unearthed documents reveal that Thomas, facing financial strain, privately pushed for a higher salary and to allow Supreme Court justices to take speaking fees.
The announcement comes amid ongoing financial challenges related to clergy sex abuse, though the archdiocese says its bankruptcy is unrelated to the closures.
The move, expected to become official on Saturday evening, coincides with the archdiocese's rush to sell property to cover clergy sex abuse settlements.
The historic Black Catholic parish has been slated for closure since May, though the bishop—who has faced mounting controversy—has yet to issue an official decree.
The Black and brown Jesuit school in Massachusetts has raked in donations since being stripped of its Catholic identity by the local bishop last year.
The historic Black Catholic facility once hosted future NBA stars, and others at the height of their careers when it became a popular summer training ground.
It is the second racially diverse Catholic school in the diocese to recently announce closure, both citing repair costs that have since come into question.
A parishioner of a recently closed parish in Missouri explains her perspective on diocesan reorganization in the post-White Flight era.
The United Auto Workers union announced Friday morning that pickets will likely commence at additional GM and Stellantis factories across the country.
Dr. Ronald E. Smith says it's high time that the faithful—especially politicians—take up the radical call to solidarity from Pope Francis and his predecessors.
Criticism has emerged, however, from some descendants of the Maryland Jesuits' slaveholding—and an infamous 1838 sale to save Georgetown University.