No in-person services past Easter Sunday for local Catholics

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Catholic Diocese of Spokane on Wednesday extended its restriction on public masses past Easter. The restriction will now be in place until April 13. “I understand some of these requirements are drastic and disappointing," said Bishop…

There's a huge mass embedded in the center of the moon

Here is something you may not know about the moon: Earth's clingy best friend is also the site of one of the largest-known impact craters in our entire solar system. Essentially, something caused a giant hole on the moon billions of years ago, and astronomers have just discovered that there's something big -- really big -- buried underneath the surface.

Pope's role in disgraced cardinal's funeral draws outrage

Pope Francis offered a short benediction at the funeral Thursday of Cardinal Bernard Law, a move that disappointed some sex-abuse survivors who said the pontiff should not dignify the former Boston archbishop who resigned in disgrace over the Catholic Church's sex-abuse scandal.

Vatican nixes gluten-free communion wafers

Catholics worldwide--about 1.27 billion of them--have just been informed by the Vatican that gluten-free wafers, or hosts, will not be allowed for celebrating the Eucharist during Mass.