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Church wedding is a legal wedding; most priests live lives ‘of...

BY FATHER KENNETH DOYLE  Q. I am a widow going out now with a widower. We love each other and he wants me to marry...

Experts offer advice to help people confront anxiety over gun violence

PORTLAND, Ore. — Firearm attacks have changed society in the United States as mass shootings have become more frequent and the people are forced...

Christian advocates to President Trump: Don’t desert Christians, Yazidis, Kurds in...

AMMAN, Jordan -- Christians concerned with religious freedom violations resulting from the Turkish military offensive on northeastern Syria are urging U.S. President Donald Trump...

If you’ve ever traveled with a restless child on an airplane,...

By Katie Prejean McGrady The kid was tired, rubbing his eyes with tiny fists, lips quivering as tears began to well up because he couldn’t...

Two New York auxiliary bishops named; pope accepts auxiliary’s resignation

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Edmund J. Whalen, vicar for clergy for the Archdiocese of New York, and Msgr. Gerardo J. Colacicco,...

Catholic reporter covered more than 400 executions, sees no deterrent in...

HOUSTON -- Michael Graczyk, a parishioner at a Catholic church in Montgomery County, Texas, has personally witnessed more than 400 executions of Texas inmates...

Little Sisters headed to Supreme Court to protect their religious freedom...

WASHINGTON -- The Little Sisters of the Poor filed a petition with the Supreme Court Oct. 1 asking the court to once again protect...

Business as usual in Washington — slow as molasses, with or...

WASHINGTON -- So an impeachment query in the House, and a potential trial in the Senate, want to get in the way of legislation...

Large majority of Catholics say ethical investment would encourage them to...

WASHINGTON -- Nearly nine in 10 Catholics surveyed said they want their donations to church institutions to be ethically invested and a majority of...

New Cardinals join in prayer, gratitude with family and friends at...

VATICAN -- A long, snail-paced line of well-wishers waited to greet Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu of Kinshasa, Congo, after the ceremony in which Pope...

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