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‘Unthinkable pain, raw emotion’ remain a year after shooting, says bishop

LAS VEGAS — This last year “has been a time of unthinkable pain and raw emotion for the Las Vegas community and for families...

Catholic students among more than 1,400 dead after Indonesian earthquake, tsunami

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an...

Canadian bishops’ abuse policies do not include way to censure bishops

OTTAWA, Ontario — New sexual abuse policies that Canada’s bishops have vowed to implement will focus on prevention but will not include a mechanism...

U.S. church urged to fight racism with same zeal waged for...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Catholic Church in the United States has a strong pro-life identity and is well-known for being passionately against abortion. But...

New delegate of administrative affairs named for West Virginia diocese

WHEELING, W.Va. -- The layman who is the new delegate of administrative affairs for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston said he will dedicate himself to...

Catholic aid agencies respond after quake, tsunami in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia  -- Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an...

Too distracted to pray the rosary?

The rosary simultaneously manages to be one of the easiest and the most difficult prayers of the Catholic Church. Easy because it was developed...

Attendees return home from Encuentro with hopes, eagerness to share gifts

WASHINGTON -- Fifth National Encuentro participants returned to their dioceses and parishes with many challenges and hopes. Among them, they were called to share their...

North Carolina parishes still coping with Florence waters

RALEIGH, N.C. (CNS) -- In the days and weeks since Hurricane Florence made landfall in mid-September, North Carolina residents are still coping with the...

Top Vatican diplomat calls for universal abolition of death penalty

VATICAN CITY — Abolishing the death penalty worldwide would reflect the brave and hope-filled belief that crime can be dealt with without capital punishment...

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