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Father David J. Bonnar, appointed to lead Diocese of Youngstown, is...

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has named Father David J. Bonnar, pastor of St. Aidan Parish in Wexford, Pa., to be bishop of the Diocese...

Outgoing U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski says Catholic social teaching needed amid...

SYDNEY — An outgoing U.S. congressman told Australians that Catholic social teaching is desperately needed to enrich public discourse in the face of increasing...

Paul Hornung, 84, ‘Golden Boy’ of Notre Dame, saw glory days...

WASHINGTON -- Paul Hornung, who won the Heisman Trophy while playing football for Notre Dame and had a Hall of Fame career with the...

Remembering ‘lost souls’: Utah Catholic cemetery works to uncover forgotten graves

SALT LAKE CITY -- In the historical area of Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery is a wide swath of grass unmarked by headstones. The ground beneath...

The beauty of chrysanthemums are appropriate when remembering the dead

VATICAN CITY -- In November, when many Christians say special prayers for their deceased loved ones, chrysanthemums are the flowers seen most often in...

Two of seven Kings Bay Plowshares sentenced to prison for roles...

CLEVELAND -- Two of the seven Kings Bay Plowshares peace activists received prison sentences Nov. 12 for entering a Georgia naval base and symbolically...

Report on former cardinal Theodore McCarrick marks new era of transparency,...

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori in a Nov. 10 letter to the Catholic faithful of his archdiocese said the long-awaited Vatican report...

President-elect Biden administration offers no silver linings to pro-life advocates

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- If President Donald Trump's legal efforts to challenge his 2020 reelection results prove unsuccessful and Joe Biden becomes the...

Album by Catholic professor Tony Alonso nominated for Latin Grammy

DECATUR, Ga. — When Tony Alonso imagines the choirs and believers in the pews singing his music, it isn’t polished musicians hitting every note...

Veterans Day remembrances include those for military chaplains who respond to...

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Army National Guard Lt. Nick Kehtel found himself in the middle of California's Mojave Desert in July as part...

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