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Thanksgiving in smaller circles remains time to be grateful: ‘Even if...

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Sarah McCauley, her husband and their two children normally divide Thanksgiving weekend between two large family gatherings in Minnesota and...

Thanksgiving. Advent. Christmas. 2021: An opportunity to enter new year with...

Responding to editors’ requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the Catholic press, here is an editorial titled: “Thanksgiving. Advent. Christmas....

Mexican basilica will not allow pilgrims for Our Lady of Guadalupe...

MEXICO CITY — Mexican church and civic officials have canceled public feast celebrations for Mexico’s patroness at her shrine in Mexico City due to...

Mexican bishops blast decision to legalize recreational marijuana

MEXICO CITY -- The Mexican bishops' conference has voiced dismay with moves to legalize recreational marijuana consumption, warning it "abandons a policy of promoting...

Vatican comes to Minnesota: Sistine Chapel exhibit showcases Michelangeo’s art at...

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- The internationally acclaimed Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Exhibition with its 34 life-size reproductions is designed to give visitors a closer look at...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says limits on indoor worship aimed...

ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's order limiting the size of a congregation for in-person services at Catholic churches and other houses...

With more federal executions pending, U.S. bishops call on Trump, Barr...

WASHINGTON — In response to the upcoming federal execution of Orlando Hall Nov. 19, and two more federal executions scheduled to take place in...

Catholics have a responsibility to model a nobler way of being...

By Hosffman Ospino The headline grabbed my attention: "You are no longer my mother"! The Reuters article, written a day prior to the 2020 U.S....

Father David J. Bonnar, appointed to lead Diocese of Youngstown, is...

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has named Father David J. Bonnar, pastor of St. Aidan Parish in Wexford, Pa., to be bishop of the Diocese...

Outgoing U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski says Catholic social teaching needed amid...

SYDNEY — An outgoing U.S. congressman told Australians that Catholic social teaching is desperately needed to enrich public discourse in the face of increasing...

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