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Pope Francis accepts resignation of Chilean Cardinal Ezzati, target of criticism

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Chilean cardinal who has faced widespread criticism for his handling of cases of...

God says yes because He loves us

During Lent we recall the trajectory of Jesus' life, meeting him on his way to the cross. He invites us to walk him there...

Movies for the weekend: ‘Captain Marvel.’ ‘Five Feet Apart’ and ‘Wonder...

NEW YORK -- Wit, positive messages and lavish production values buoy the origin story "Captain Marvel" (Disney). While some of the mythos in this...

Ireland considers plans for seminarians to spend more time in parishes

DUBLIN -- Under new plans being considered, Irish seminarians would spend most of their time working in parishes rather than in the traditional seminary...

Austrian bishops join movement to divest from fossil fuels

VIENNA  -- The Austrian bishops' conference is the most recent Catholic institution to say it will divest from fossil fuels. Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Vienna,...

New school choice federal tax credit bill introduced in House, Senate

WASHINGTON — A new piece of legislation endorsed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos could put Catholic or other religious schools within reach of...

Bishop criticizes ‘faith-filled’ Catholics who spread fear of Muslims

DUBLIN — An Irish bishop has criticized Catholics who identify as “faith-filled” while spreading fear and mistrust of immigrants, particularly those who are Muslims. Bishop...

Rector of Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory stabbed during televised Mass

MONTREAL — Father Claude Grou, rector of St. Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal, was stabbed during a Mass March 22. The motive for the...

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo released from hospital, expects full recovery from mild...

HOUSTON -- Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has been discharged from St. Joseph Medical Center...

West Virginia attorney general brings lawsuit against diocese, Bishop Bransfield

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The attorney general of West Virginia has brought a civil suit against the Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and its former bishop,...

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