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Citing ‘capricious’ decision, judge says DACA applications may continue

WASHINGTON — Catholic groups hailed an April 24 decision by a federal judge that said a program that benefits young adults who came into...

Philippines revokes missionary visa of Australian nun

MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines' immigration bureau has revoked the missionary visa of Australian Sister Patricia Fox over her alleged involvement in "partisan political...

Pray.com offers social network for prayer, community-building

VATICAN CITY — Convinced that faith communities would want to share prayer requests, announcements and service opportunities without going to multiple platforms and without...

Living Our Faith: Holy Friendship

A truly virtuous and holy friendship is one that wills the good of the other above all and encourages the practice of virtue and ultimately...

“Beirut,” “I Feel Pretty” among movies reviewed for April 20

NEW YORK -- The following are capsule reviews of movies recently reviewed by Catholic News Service.   "Beirut"   Every word matters in this espionage thriller set...

South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results

SEOUL, South Korea -- Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon of Uijeongbu has been waiting years for this moment, with the leaders of the two divided...

Barbara Bush recalled for her ‘unwavering love, devotion’ to family, community

  HOUSTON (CNS) Former first lady Barbara Bush "was a model public servant and set a standard for her unwavering and loving devotion to both...

‘It saved my life,’ priest says about Michigan addiction treatment center

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Statistics gathered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicate 11.5 million people misused prescription opioids in 2016. Some...

Mexican priest stabbed in his parish

MEXICO CITY -- A Mexico priest has been stabbed to death in his parish, the latest attack on clergy in the heavily Catholic country. Father...

Retired Pope Benedict celebrates 91st birthday

VATICAN CITY  -- Retired Pope Benedict XVI had a "peaceful and familial" 91st birthday April 16, celebrating with his 94-year-old brother, Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, who...

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