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Parish of teen who escaped abduction credits power of prayer

WASHINGTON — For nearly three months, parishioners at St. Peter Catholic Church in Cameron, Wisconsin, were praying for the safe return of one of...

Bishops take part in retreat, consider ways to rebuild trust after...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Catholic bishops are taking part in a closed-door retreat Jan. 2-8 at Mundelein Seminary at the University of St. Mary...

Man testifies McCarrick abused him beginning as a young boy

WASHINGTON -- James Grein, a Virginia man who said Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick, former archbishop of Washington, sexually abused him for years beginning when...

No weekend dispensation for Feast of the Immaculate Conception

WASHINGTON -- Just last year, Catholics were required to attend separate Masses two days in a row for the Sunday obligation and Monday's Christmas...

Advent calendars: Old tradition and modern commercialism, same message

WASHINGTON — The Advent calendar with one tab or box to open each day for 24 or 25 days taps into something people really...

Bishop Shelton Fabre: Confront racism ‘by calling for conversion of heart’

WASHINGTON -- A bishop who played a key role in drafting the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' new pastoral letter on racism offered practical...

Different takes from meetings of U.S. bishops in 2018 vs. 2002

BALTIMORE  -- The gathering of U.S. bishops in Baltimore Nov. 12-14 on the heels of the clergy abuse scandal that hit the Catholic Church...

U.S. bishops review proposal to restrict bishops who are removed or...

BALTIMORE -- During the second day of their annual fall assembly in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops discussed, even though they weren't voting on, procedures...

Philadelphia, Boston reporters examine track record of bishops regarding abuse

WASHINGTON -- The Boston Globe and the Philadelphia Inquirer newspapers teamed up for an article published in both daily papers Nov. 4 that examined...

Supreme Court examines dementia, health issues in death penalty cases

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court, no stranger to death penalty cases, is looking very narrowly at two aspects of capital punishment this term:...

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