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Series on the Mass: The homily partnership

There is very little that a priest does each week that requires so much attention as the Sunday homily. The homily can be a...

Manuscript from Father Karol Wojtyla clarifies St. John Paul II’s political,...

WARSAW, Poland -- A new two-volume manuscript on political and social philosophy, authored by St. John Paul II in the 1950s, will dispel views...

Pope Francis says growth among Christians comes when gifts are recognized...

ROME -- Just as divisions in society grow when wealth is not shared, divisions within Christianity grow when the richness of gifts God has...

Idea of having women deacons ‘about ministry,’ not ‘power,’ says speaker

NEW YORK — Ordaining women to the permanent diaconate now, when the church is “crying for ministry,” is a logical way to fulfill its...

Julliard-trained violinist returns to N.J. roots to record first album

CAMDEN, N.J. — In recent months, violinist Alana Youssefian has performed at New York City’s Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Yale University and...

Former Planned Parenthood worker says ‘power of ultrasound’ changed her

WASHINGTON — When it comes to speaking her mind, Abby Johnson never holds back. Affable in a way usually described as down-home, as the...

Church officials criticize Brazil’s withdrawal from the migration pact

SAO PAULO — Church representatives working with immigrants and refugees criticized Brazil’s planned withdrawal from a global agreement to safeguard migrant people. The Brazilian bishops’...

Rome mayor says Caritas will still get Trevi Fountain coins

ROME — After weeks of confusion and consternation, Rome’s mayor told the Vatican newspaper that Rome Caritas would benefit not only from the coins...

Sisters of the Holy Cross work to help end domestic violence...

KYENJOJO, Uganda -- Not all that long ago, family members and residents of this small town in western Uganda mourned the loss of Sarah...

Series on the Mass: With a thankful heart — The Liturgy...

Catholics have often been falsely accused of not being regularly exposed to the Scriptures. While it has been true in the past that sprinkling...

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