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Pope Francis names two archdiocesan priests, Franciscan friar as new auxiliaries...

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has named as auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Chicago two archdiocesan priests and a Franciscan friar who has been...

Archbishop Gregory asks Catholics to see Christ in others at Mass...

ST. INIGOES, Md. -- Marking the Sept. 9 feast day of St. Peter Claver with a Mass at a historically Black Catholic church in...

The candidates are imperfect, so for whom should I vote?

Elections invite us to cast our vote as citizens and choose the best possible public leaders to meet the exigencies of our present time...

Civility and faith can both be part of the 2020 campaign...

WASHINGTON -- Catholics' hunger for a moral vocabulary in the final two months of the presidential race is unlikely to be successfully addressed by...

Georgia Catholic school provides home for students with special needs

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Although the only Catholic special-needs school in Georgia began the new school year at the end of July, classes at Immaculate...

Break seal of confession to report abuse, or go to jail,...

BRISBANE, Australia — A new law requires priests in the state of Queensland to break the seal of confession to report child sex abuse...

Pope Francis trip to Assisi in October ‘will give church, people...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis will travel to Assisi Oct. 3 to sign an encyclical on the social, political and economic obligations that flow...

Kansas family embraced ‘vocation’ of home schooling routine well before pandemic

BELOIT, Kan. -- Home schooling was not something the Ring family in Beloit set out to do long term. "It happened by accident," is...

Coping with many problems of 2020, we must set aside cynicism...

AMERICA MAGAZINE The Statue of Freedom has stood atop the U.S. Capitol dome since 1863, the middle of the Civil War. The nation's motto, "E...

After Hurricane Laura, Louisiana priests spring into action to provide relief

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana priests that support each other with ongoing camaraderie and spiritual nourishment are now also providing very essential hurricane relief to...

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