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At St. Junipero Serra statue in Sacramento: ‘This act of vandalism...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- By defacing and toppling a statue of St. Junipero Serra in Sacramento, protesters may have meant "to draw attention to the...

‘Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship’ offers guidance, not directives

When facing a tough decision, it can be tempting to look for the comfort of having someone else tell us what to do. Turning to...

Cardinal Timothy Dolan: Broad criticism of NYPD unfairly tarnishes police officers

NEW YORK — Utilizing personal stories from his interactions with the New York Police Department, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said in a newspaper column...

Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, elder brother of Pope Benedict XVI, dies at...

VATICAN CITY -- Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, a musician and retired Pope Benedict XVI's elder brother, died July 1 at the age of 96. According to...

Louisiana lawmaker says Supreme Court abortion ruling ‘has almost taken my...

NEW ORLEANS -- The Democratic state senator who wrote the Louisiana abortion law struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court June 29 said the...

Pro-life advocates say ruling on Louisiana abortion law puts clinic profits...

WASHINGTON – Many of the country's leading pro-life advocates said the U.S. Supreme Court's June 29 ruling striking down a Louisiana abortion law puts...

Sister Helen Prejean: Supreme Court ‘abdicated responsibilities’ in ignoring appeal by...

WASHINGTON -- When the Supreme Court announced June 29 that it would not hear an appeal by federal death-row inmates challenging the method to...

Cuomo, de Blasio lose New York court argument over restrictions on...

ALBANY, N.Y. -- A federal judge June 26 blocked New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo from enforcing...

Testing our patience: Where is God in the pandemic?

As someone who works in the field of spiritual formation, I am constantly concerned with providing people space to ask the question, "Where is...

Applying the virtue of prudence during the time of COVID-19

As countries face the prospect of "reopening" life after COVID-19, many decisions about the "new normal" must be taken. Everyone recognizes that we can't...

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