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A surprise Vatican request that the annual gathering of U.S. Catholic bishops delay planned votes on proposals to address clergy sexual abuse has evoked outcry,... [Read More]
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The plenary meeting of the Unites States Conference of Catholic Bishops opened with a bombshell. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the conference, announced that the... [Read More]
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Scientists worldwide must serve humanity and the health of the planet, which means they must also propose viable solutions to problems and persuade government leaders... [Read More]
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Even in societies increasingly marked by divisions and prejudice, Catholics gather every Sunday "in the Lord's name and acknowledge that they are brothers and sisters,"... [Read More]
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Although China and the Vatican signed a provisional agreement on the appointment of bishops in September, persecution of Chinese Catholics continues. Some believe there is... [Read More]
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A bishop must be "blameless" and at the service of God, not of cliques, assets and power, especially if he is ever to "set right"... [Read More]
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Greetings from Baltimore! This morning, we are waiting for the address by the papal nuncio, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, as well as the presidential address of... [Read More]
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The largest Catholic healthcare system in the world is preparing to shutter the hospital it operates in Washington, D.C., in mid-December, withdrawing services from a... [Read More]
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For the past two years, the Daughters of Mary Immaculate sisters in Hue have focused on getting mobility equipment for people who otherwise could not... [Read More]
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Have you ever cringed at least a little at the story of the widow's mite? Did you ever wonder if Jesus really wanted a poor,... [Read More]
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Global Sisters Report: Benedictine sisters, discerning about their future, chose to build a monastery on the outskirts of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Today, the Sisters of... [Read More]
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At 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, Europeans in many nations will pause, stop work, listen to ringing church bells, bugle calls and dirges while public... [Read More]
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The U. S. ambassador for religious freedom called for renewed activism on protecting faiths around the globe on Nov. 9 as religious liberty advocates gathered... [Read More]
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The latest death penalty case to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court was not about if a death-row prisoner should be executed, but how.... [Read More]
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Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory has released a list of the priests, deacons, seminarians and religious credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor from 1956,... [Read More]
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The opioid epidemic has swept through America, leaving devastation in its wake, affecting union halls and congregations alike. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... [Read More]
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Acting on his promise to find new ways to support survivors of clerical sexual abuse, Archbishop Charles Chaput announced Nov. 8 that the Archdiocese of... [Read More]
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The seven Catholic peacemakers who entered a naval base to symbolically dismantle nuclear weapons-armed submarines acted from the primacy of conscience rooted in their faith,... [Read More]
The Diocese of Nashville, as part of its ongoing commitment to transparency, accountability and pastoral care, has published the names of the 13 former priests... [Read More]
A quote from Pope Francis: "Religions have a very important role in this task of promoting care and respect for the environment. Faith in... [Read More]
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