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Trump’s new rule on asylum at border called contrary to existing...

WASHINGTON — By barring people who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border from receiving U.S. asylum unless they request it at an official U.S. port...

USCCB leader: ‘Loyalty and devotion’ of the conference ‘in these difficult...

BALTIMORE -- The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said he was leaving the bishops' fall general assembly Nov. 14 more hopeful...

On 1938 pogrom anniversary, German cardinal condemns anti-Jewish violence

WURZBURG, Germany — Cardinal Reinhard Marx protested against the increase in violence against Jews in Germany during a remembrance ceremony marking the 80th Anniversary...

Bishop Brucato dies; as priest he spent 22 years as military...

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Retired Auxiliary Bishop Robert A. Brucato of New York, a former vicar general and chancellor of the archdiocese, died Nov....

Serving country, aiding soldiers second nature for Medal of Honor winner

ARLINGTON, Va.  — When describing life-altering decisions and brave moments of selflessness, former Army Staff Sgt. and Medal of Honor recipient Ronald Shurer speaks...

Brazil’s new Catholic president promises conservative moral agenda

SAO PAULO — Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a Catholic who campaigned to rid the nation of corruption, will take office Jan. 1 with a...

Archbishop Gomez: ‘Pray hard’ for all affected by California shooting

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- After a shooting spree late Nov. 7 at a country-music bar in Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles from the heart...

Pakistani priest now in U.S. recalls his own persecution in home...

PHILADELPHIA — A Pakistani Catholic priest living in Philadelphia is grateful to learn that Asia Bibi, a Catholic convicted of violating Pakistan’s strict blasphemy...

Priest uses his mother’s sauce recipe to help the needy, evangelize

LEXINGTON, Ky. — When Father Jim Sichko recalls Tuesdays during his childhood in Orange, Texas, he can almost smell the aroma of his mother’s...

Caravan heads to Mexico City; Guadalupe basilica opens for migrants

CORDOBA, Mexico — The caravan of migrants making its way through Mexico has started arriving in Mexico City, where the Basilica of Our Lady...

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