Polish parliament rejects near-total abortion ban after mass protests

Up to 100,000 Polish women at a time demonstrated against the proposed law that would have banned abortion in nearly all cases.
Oct 6, 2016

Should Pope Francis have gone further with “Amoris Laetitia?”

Many American Catholics are disappointed that the Pope's message doesn't change major institutional policies.
Apr 18, 2016

How to celebrate Día de los Muertos in Seattle

Your guide to celebrating 2015 Día de los Muertos in Seattle and around the Northwest.
Oct 20, 2015

Language, culture divide brings challenges to Yakima church

St. Joseph Parish in Yakima is one church, split by two cultures. As in many other facets of life in Yakima, the Catholic congregation is split between Spanish-speakers and English-speakers — with very little crossover, reports Northwest Public Radio of Spokane, with little crossover between the two groups. Reporter Rowan Moore Gerety reports, “There are duplicate ministries […]
Jan 12, 2015

It’s Good Friday and a man in the Philippines is being crucified

Fernando Mamangun gets his hands and feet nailed on a cross every Good Friday. It’s a ritual of sacrifice and penitence that is equally controversial as it is awe-inspiring.
Mar 29, 2013