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Jury finds Washington D.C. priest guilty on four counts of child...

WASHINGTON -- A Capuchin Franciscan priest was found guilty Aug. 15 of four counts of child sexual abuse stemming from when he served as...

Archbishop Fisichella: Church must be prudent judging Medjugorje apparitions

KNOCK, Ireland  -- Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, is a place of prayer, conversion and pilgrimage for millions of people, but the church must be prudent and...

LCWR calls on President Donald Trump to stop using ‘divisive and...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Delegates at the Leadership Conference of Women Religious' annual assembly, meeting in Scottsdale, approved a letter to be sent to President...

Planned Parenthood to withdraw from Title X without ‘judicial relief’

SAN FRANCISCO -- Attorneys for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America told the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in an Aug. 14 letter...

In Colombia, bishops, religious listen to Amazonians before synod

BOGOTA, Colombia — Bishops, nuns, priests and residents of the Amazon basin met in Colombia’s capital city in mid-August to prepare for a special...

Disrespect for life, lack of moral center seen as factors in...

WASHINGTON — In this American age of violence, where 165 shootings happened this year alone, where politicians scream at each other across the aisle...

Diocese of Pittsburgh parish cancels summer festival after receiving ‘disturbing message’

WASHINGTON -- A church in the Diocese of Pittsburgh announced Aug. 13 it was canceling a popular summer event, its parish festival, after receiving...

Religion, state of the church among topics at annual Napa conference

WASHINGTON — Under the clear, California-blue skies of Napa Valley, 15 bishops and 100 priests gathered with over 500 lay Catholics and women religious...

Faith-filled summer activities for families

Summer may be almost over, but there's still time for families to enjoy a few fun, faith-filled activities. Such as: • Plant a Mary garden: Create...

Oregon Catholic family named Knights of Columbus Family of the Year

MINNEAPOLIS -- A Catholic family from the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon, has been chosen as the Knights of Columbus 2019 Family of the Year. Joseph...

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