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People ‘breaking free’ of sex trafficking are target of support group

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- For Terry Forliti, a series of traumatic events as a teenager -- being raped by her boss, her friend dying...

Pastoral ministry means never leaving people to suffer alone, pope says

VATICAN CITY -- A truly pastoral minister never leaves people to suffer on their own or to become a victim to their own errors...

Students standing up for life recognize it as a human rights...

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Marching up along Constitution Avenue, Trey Krause lost sight of his students. Surrounded by thousands in the heart of Washington for the...

Grass-roots effort allows Catholics to spiritually ‘adopt’ a local priest

DEARBORN, Mich. (CNS) -- Parishioners need their priests. But priests need their parishioners. That's the spirit behind Parishioners for Priests, a grass-roots movement that encourages...

Retired Archbishop Daniel Buechlein of Indianapolis dies at 79

ST. MEINRAD, Ind. -- Retired Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein of Indianapolis, a Benedictine priest for 53 years, died Jan. 25 at age 79. His death...

Sam Brownback confirmed as ambassador for international religious freedom

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate has confirmed Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, a Catholic, to be the new U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom in...

Chance to start boys basketball team ‘a classic God move’ says...

OMAHA, Neb. (CNS) -- She entered religious life thinking skills she'd learned on the soccer field, and volleyball, basketball and tennis courts, would have...

USCCB president calls for prayer after Texas and Ky. school shootings

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston called for prayers for the victims killed and injured in a pair of school shootings...

Living Our Faith — Sacrament series: Reconciliation

The sacrament of reconciliation isn't about God condemning us for our sins, nor is it about the priest; rather, it's an invitation to be healed...

A regular cleaning of your soul

As a child I always disliked going to the dentist. As an adult, I can't say I'm excited to go to the dentist, but...

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