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State of Union address briefly highlights key Catholic issues

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Although President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address Jan. 12 hit a fair amount of key Catholic issues,...

U.S. bishops developing pastoral plan for family life, marriage

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — As a way to move forward in response to the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage this year, U.S. bishops...

In New York vespers service, Francis encourages religious sisters, brothers and...

  Catholic News Service NEW YORK — During an evening prayer service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, Pope Francis thanked the nation’s priests, brothers...

Catholic media urged to reveal Pope Francis’ revolution of tenderness, mercy...

Catholic News Service BUFFALO, N.Y. — Catholic journalists could easily “remain on the surface” when reporting on Pope Francis with his great photo opportunities and...

U.S. bishops discuss upcoming papal letter on ecology, the pope’s visit...

Catholic News Service ST. LOUIS — The U.S. bishops gathered in St. Louis for their spring general assembly heard presentations on the pope’s upcoming encyclical...

Washington Letter: Kids could go hungry during summer if agencies don’t...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A new report that more low-income children ate free breakfasts and lunches last summer than the previous summer is both...

Catholic U. programs complement art exhibit on Mary in Washington

Catholic News Service A current exhibition depicting images of Mary by Renaissance and Baroque artists does not stop at the walls of the Washington's National...

U.S. bishops urged not to ‘shy away’ from supporting traditional marriage

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — The U.S. bishops gathered in Baltimore for their annual fall general assembly were urged not to “shy away” from the...

Religious liberty ‘continues to be great concern,’ Archbishop Lori says

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — The ongoing work of the U.S. bishops to defend religious freedom will take a slightly different tone in upcoming years,...

U.S. Catholic health care workers, dioceses respond to Ebola crisis

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Tabiri Chukunta has been trying to get the word out to the West African community in New Jersey that...

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