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If people love God, they must care for what he has...

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The lead consultant on “Laudato Si’,” Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment, said that although it’s a document of nearly 40,000...

Sunday Scripture Readings, Nov. 8

Sunday Readings: Nov. 8, Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Cycle B. Readings: 1) 1 Kings 17:10-16 Psalm 146:7-10 2) Hebrews 9:24-28 Gospel: Mark 12:38-44 or Mark 12:41-44 Once when I...

Papal favorability numbers rise following September U.S. visit

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CNS) -- A Marist Poll survey commissioned by the Knights of Columbus found Pope Francis' favorability made significant gains among Catholics...

Louisiana religious leaders file brief urging court to spare life of...

NEW ORLEANS — More than 100 religious leaders across the state of Louisiana filed an amicus brief Oct. 19 with the Louisiana Supreme Court...

Catholic relief workers assess areas hit by typhoon in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — Catholic relief workers were on their way to a typhoon-stricken portion of the northern Philippines, including an area from which there...

Truth will overcome tainted depictions of Synod of Bisops, says Cardinal...

VATICAN CITY — The Synod of Bishops on the family is not being manipulated, rather the distortion rests in how it is being depicted...

Polish bishop says synod members trust Holy Spirit, guidance of pope

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Members of the Synod of Bishops trust the Holy Spirit and Pope Francis’ guidance in confronting issues facing today’s...

TV review: On Sunday, Oprah’s cable channel begins seven-part series on...

Narrated by Oprah Winfrey, the globetrotting miniseries “Belief” profiles people of varying spiritual outlooks as they search for purpose and meaning in their lives. The...

At audience, pope asks forgiveness for scandals in Rome, Vatican

VATICAN CITY — With 30,000 people gathered in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis asked forgiveness for scandals that have occurred within the church recently. “Before...

Role of women, diversity in unity among issues debated at synod

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Several women participating in the Synod of Bishops on the family said they are encouraged that their views are...

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