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Typhoon approaching Philippines: Manila cardinal asks prayers for safety, forgiveness for...

Catholic News Service MANILA, Philippines — Manila Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle told churches to pray for safety and forgiveness for not taking care of the...

Benedictine sister coaches college football team’s kickers and punters

  Sister Lisa Maurer is a Benedictine nun who lives at the St. Scholastica Monastery, which shares a campus of the College of St. Scholastica...

Court stays execution of Texas inmate argued to be too mentally...

  AUSTIN, Texas — The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Dec. 3 stayed the execution of Scott Louis Panetti to "fully consider the late arriving...

Hong Kong cardinal surrenders to police to help end street protests

HONG KONG — Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, retired bishop of Hong Kong, joined the civil disobedience movement organizers who surrendered to police Dec. 3,...

Photo of the week: Reunion at the border

U.S.-Mexico border Mass marked by painful reunion through the fence SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — The 18-car Union Pacific train blew its horn about 50 feet...

After grand jury report, Archbishop urges Ferguson, ‘Choose peace!’

  ST. LOUIS (CNS) -- Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis urged residents of Ferguson, "Choose peace!" He made the comment in a statement...

Jesus invites all to risk ‘being more,’ says new Chicago archbishop

CHICAGO — At his installation as the ninth archbishop of Chicago Nov. 18, Archbishop Blase J. Cupich urged the congregation at Chicago’s Holy Name...

Maryland Catholic doctor who treated patients in Sierra Leone dies from...

OMAHA, Neb. — A Maryland Catholic doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while working at a Methodist hospital in the West African nation of...

N.J. assisted suicide bill rejects God’s design for life, says bishop

TRENTON, N.J. — The state of New Jersey is “now on the road” to legalizing physician-assisted suicide, but “it is an option and a...

Vatican lifts ban on married priests for Eastern Catholics outside traditional...

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has lifted its ban on the ordination of married men to the priesthood in Eastern Catholic churches outside their...

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