As we enter back into Ordinary Time, Pope Francis said at Mass this morning that the Beatitudes are "the identity card of a Christian."

Political and Church leaders pray for a "secure land for all" during a June 8 prayer invocation at the Vatican

The problem with the "Irish septic tank" story -- according to the woman who did the research.

Milwaukee "synod" results in recommendations to archbishop on the future of the Church.

In Kentucky, a former Methodist pastor explains the Church's teaching on contraception. 

A Catholic deacon in Belgium arranged for the deaths of more than 40 hospital patients. 

Russell Shaw's latest blog: We all know Church attendance is down — but why? 

From Busted Halo: How do I live out my faith at work?

Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly. Follow her on Twitter @GretchenOSV.