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Quebec’s youngest bishop wants to bring fire of God’s love to...

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec — Auxiliary Bishop Pierre-Olivier Tremblay of Trois-Rivieres now is Quebec’s youngest bishop and probably the geekiest. On July 22, Bishop Tremblay was ordained...

Gingrich: ‘Securing’ religious liberty top priority for U.S., Vatican

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ambassador to the Holy See told a Washington audience July 24 that “promoting and securing religious freedom as a human...

Social media from church shows how teachings apply to your life

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has said that shepherds "should have the smell of the sheep." For some bishops and their dioceses, that means going...

Update — Cardinal O’Malley: ‘Major gap’ remains in church’s sex abuse...

BOSTON -- Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley said "a major gap still exists" when it comes to the Catholic Church's policies on sexual abuse...

Sister Anna Hope Bauerlin, who grew up in Wilmington, dies at...

ASTON, Pa. – Sister Anna Hope Bauerlin, who grew up in Wilmington and was a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of...

Cardinal O’Malley: ‘Specific actions’ needed now to address claims against McCarrick

BOSTON -- Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley called for "three specific actions" to immediately address allegations of sexual abuse of minors and "sexual improprieties"...

Cardinal Tobin: African priests, religious in U.S. make big contribution

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The presence in the United States of about 3,000 priests and religious from countries in Africa is a great contribution...

Worry about immigration policies on minds of some at Hispanic congress

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. — Although Adrian Paz of Denison, Iowa, was pleased that attendance had increased at this year’s Hispanic charismatic congress, real-world...

Archbishop says priests have proper role in marriage preparation

WASHINGTON -- Amid controversy caused by a Vatican official's assertions that priests "have no credibility" in marriage preparation, representatives from dioceses across the United...

Priest loses job at university for offering prayers of reparation for...

MANCHESTER, England -- A priest who offered a rosary and benediction service in reparation for a gay pride parade in Scotland has been fired...

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