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Cardinal George’s funeral: Consolation is hope of the Resurrection, says archbishop

CHICAGO — Hundreds of priests and seminarians from the Archdiocese of Chicago gathered in Holy Name Cathedral April 21 for evening prayer during the...

Parents of slain child oppose death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber

BOSTON — The parents of Martin Richard, the youngest victim killed in the Boston Marathon bombings two years ago, are asking that the death...

Court order temporarily stops contraceptive mandate against two dioceses

PITTSBURGH — Officials in the Pittsburgh and Erie dioceses hailed a decision by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to temporarily halt enforcement of...

Cancer claims NCAA basketball player known for her ‘determined spirit’

CINCINNATI — Lauren Hill, a Mount St. Joseph University freshman who gained international attention when she pursued her dream of playing college basketball even...

U.S. bishops’ committee chair hails framework on Iran’s nuclear program as...

WASHINGTON — The adoption of a framework related to Iran’s nuclear program by the United States and other countries is an important step in...

Catholic school grad looks good in green

U.S. golfer Jordan Spieth smiles April 12 as he wears his champion green jacket on the putting green at the Augusta National Golf Course...

Obama and Castro take next steps to normalize U.S.-Cuba ties

PANAMA CITY — An hourlong meeting April 11 between U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro marked the first such personal encounter...

‘Priest for a Day’ is a ‘Make-a-Wish’ come true for 11-year-old...

ST. LOUIS — Make-A-Wish requests often involve meeting athletes, attending sporting events or traveling to amusement parks or beaches. When it came time for 11-year-old...

Mass. bishops oppose death penalty as punishment for Boston bomber —...

BOSTON — As the trial of Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went to the jury April 6, the Catholic bishops of Massachusetts released...

Cardinal Njue calls Kenyans to prayer in wake of militants’ brutal...

NAIROBI, Kenya — The president of the Kenyan bishops’ asked Easter worshippers to pray for peace and security in their homeland after militants attacked...

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