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Texas dioceses name clergy with credible allegations of sex abuse

HOUSTON -- In a step to restore trust in the Catholic Church, dioceses in Texas released their lists of priests against whom credible allegations...

Bishop Robert Brennan, auxiliary at Rockville Centre, appointed Bishop of Columbus

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Robert J. Brennan of Rockville Centre to be the new bishop of Columbus, Ohio. The appointment of...

Florida Catholic high school girls get a lot out of new...

SARASOTA, Fla. — Ashley Savigne looked intently at the barbell for her dead lift to an overhead press. The 45-pound bar had 10-pound plates on...

Cardinal Dolan: Andrew Cuomo opened abortion floodgates, but would leverage excommunication

NEW YORK -- Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed New York's new expansive abortion measure into law Jan. 22, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade,...

Walking through life without knowing your neighbors makes waste of global...

By ELISE ITALIANO URENECK Last year I relocated to Boston after spending 10 years in Washington, D.C. The move has forced me to make countless...

Venezuelan bishops say fresh calls for protests are ‘sign of hope’

CARACAS, Venezuela — The Venezuelan bishops’ conference labeled fresh calls for anti-government street protests as “a sign of hope” in the country, which continues...

A ‘manifesto’ at World Youth Day calls attention to environment

PANAMA CITY — Young people attending World Youth Day called attention to the world’s environmental problems, issuing what they called a “manifesto” for the...

Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed. Focus of Catholic Schools Week Jan. 27-Feb....

WASHINGTON -- National Catholic Schools Week will be celebrated across the country Jan. 27-Feb. 2 this year with the theme: "Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve....

Martin Luther King Jr. described as ‘true witness to the power...

WASHINGTON -- Societies today need "artisans of peace," like the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., "who can be messengers and authentic witnesses of God...

Series on the Mass: The homily partnership

There is very little that a priest does each week that requires so much attention as the Sunday homily. The homily can be a...

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