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Chilean cardinal gets police protection

SANTIAGO, Chile — Safety concerns have prompted Chile's national police force to provide a security detail to guard Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello of Santiago...

Our Lady of Haste: Mary is always ready to help, pope...

VATICAN CITY — Standing before a replica of the grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes from France, Pope Francis told Vatican employees and other...

Faith leaders say time for Israeli-Palestinian peace ‘is now’

WASHINGTON — The work of “achieving peace” between the Israelis and Palestinians peace needs “your continued, determined engagement,” U.S. Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders...

New Jersey catechist on quest to visit 1,000 U.S. churches

  TRENTON, N.J. — When Robert Seaman’s fourth-grade religious education students challenged him to visit 500 churches, he responded, “Why not make it 1,000?” The challenge...

Wyoming diocese to appeal ruling denying injunction on HHS mandate

CASPER, Wyo. — A federal judge in Casper May 13 denied a request from the Cheyenne diocese and five other Catholic entities in the...

Church in India not ‘unduly concerned’ about Hindu nationalist election victory

THRISSUR, India — Amid Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party’s landslide victory in Indian elections, the secretary-general of the Catholic Bishops Conference of India said...

Ex-employee, wife, indicted in thefts at Gethsemani Abbey

TRAPPIST, Kentucky — A former employee of the Abbey of Gethsemani and his wife have been indicted for allegedly stealing more than $1 million...

Catholic hospital bombed by Sudanese air force, bishop says

WASHINGTON — A Catholic-run hospital in the Nuba Mountains of war-torn South Kordofan in Sudan was targeted by the Sudanese air force over two...

Atlanta archbishop to restrict Georgia’s ‘guns everywhere’ law in Catholic churches,...

ATLANTA — Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta pledged to restrict the presence of guns in Catholic institutions in response to a new Georgia...

Vatican lifts sanctions on Irish theologian

DUBLIN — An Irish priest who was forbidden to write by the Vatican because of his views on human sexuality has had the sanction...

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