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Federal appeals court rules agains Wisconsin abortion law

CHICAGO — A three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that Wisconsin’s abortion law requiring abortion...

Police in Italy and Kosovo say suspected terrorists threatened pope

BRESCIA, Italy — Italian State Police in Brescia, working with their counterparts in Kosovo, announced Dec. 1 that they had taken action against four...

Mother Angelica, EWTN founder, placed on feeding tube

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Mother Angelica, who spearheaded the founding of the Eternal Word Television Network, has been placed on a feeding tube as she...

Pro-life leaders condemn killings at Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic

 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A priest who celebrates Mass every Friday morning on a sidewalk near the Planned Parenthood clinic targeted by a lone...

Sunday Scripture Readings Nov. 29

Nov. 29, First Sunday of Advent Cycle C. Readings: 1) Jeremiah 33:14-16 Psalm 25:4-5, 8-10, 14 2) 1 Thessalonians 3:12-4:2 Gospel: Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 I was driving on an interstate...

Sunday Scripture Readings Nov. 22

Nov. 22, Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Cycle B. Readings: 1) Daniel 7:13-14       Psalm 93:1-2, 5 2) Revelation 1:5-8 Gospel: John 18:33b-37 One can...

U.S. bishops approve statements on pornography, politics during meeting in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — The U.S. bishops approved a formal statement on pornography, and an updated revision of a quadrennial statement on the intersection of Catholic...

Bishop disturbed by calls to end resettlement of Syrian refugees in...

BALTIMORE — The head of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Migration said he was disturbed by calls from federal and state officials for an...

Chinese priest dies under mysterious circumstances

HONG KONG — A Catholic priest who once operated a website that ran afoul of Chinese authorities has died under mysterious circumstances. On Nov. 11,...

Mozambique’s bishops call for prayers for peace amid clashes

MAPUTO, Mozambique — Catholic bishops in Mozambique scheduled a day for prayer for peace and urged the country’s leaders to listen to the cries...

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