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Calif. bishop calls for good stewardship of God’s air

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The gift of clean air provided by God to humanity deserves to be protected through strong environmental stewardship by making changes...

Priests urge Hanoi Catholics to remain calm after attacks

HANOI, Vietnam -- Redemptorists at a Hanoi parish have urged local Catholics to keep calm after a mob led by government officials attacked a...

Analysis: Latin America’s indigenous want voice in use of their land

LIMA, Peru -- Most of the environmental battles Brother Paul McAuley fights seem endless, mainly conflicts between indigenous communities and loggers operating on their...

Pope condemns violence in Nigeria

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI appealed for an end to violence in Nigeria and prayed for victims of the most recent wave of...

Mass unites Mexicans, Americans across border fence

ANAPRA, Mexico -- The Mexican bishop often exchanged glances with his American counterpart as they celebrated the All Souls' Day Mass. But instead of...

U.S. bishops want FCC to require religious programming information

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission has yet to act on a request made by, among others, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that...

Bishops’ meeting Nov. 14-16 in Baltimore more devoted to internal matters...

The U.S. bishops' fall general assembly in Baltimore will be shorter than usual and focus primarily on the inner workings of the church than...

Coming of Age column: Underage drinking isn’t worth the risk

Just because something is illegal doesn't mean that people don't do it. If you drive a car, you've gone over the speed limit, and probably...

Bishops urge Senators to uphold Defense of Marriage Act

WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops have urged the Senate Judiciary Committee not to repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act, known as DOMA, calling...

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