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Georgetown University students vote for student fee to pay reparations over...

WASHINGTON -- Undergraduate students at Jesuit-run Georgetown University voted overwhelmingly April 11 to pay a new student fee that would be for reparations to...

Pope Francis makes surprise visit to Emanuele Village, a community for...

ROME  — Drawing attention to the special needs of people with Alzheimer's disease, Pope Francis made an afternoon visit to a community of group...

Pope Francis sends aid to flood victims in Iran

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has sent a large donation to assist tens of thousands of Iranians who lost their homes and businesses in...

Senate subcommittee questions Twitter executive on flagging of St. Teresa quote

WASHINGTON -- Before the crowd at an April 10 hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, displayed...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church orders clergy to not participate in prayers during...

SOFIA, Bulgaria  -- Bulgaria's predominant Orthodox Church has ordered its clergy not to take part in prayers or services with Pope Francis when he...

Bishop Silvio Baez Ortega summoned to Rome as threats worsen in...

MEXICO CITY -- A Nicaraguan bishop said he will leave the country indefinitely as concerns for his security increase -- presumably the product of...

Victory for fetal heartbeat in Ohio as Gov. Mike DeWine OKs...

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed a bill that would make it illegal to carry out an abortion once a fetal heartbeat...

Executions down globally, but up in U.S., says Amnesty International

The number of executions worldwide has dropped by almost one-third, Amnesty International said in its latest review of the death penalty. At least 690 people...

Paraguay pays tribute to 90-year-old Jesuit

ASUNCION, Paraguay — It does not matter if it is in a demonstration against the International Monetary Fund or to support a small displaced...

Meditating on the seven last words approaching Holy Week

Holy Week invites us to walk through the sufferings of Christ. Christ said very little when he was betrayed. He did not attempt to...

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