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Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone resigns; Albany Bishop Edward Scharfenberger named apostolic...

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Richard J. Malone of Buffalo, New York, and named Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of...

Pope Francis prays for Albania after earthquake leaves dozens dead

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis led prayers for the people of Albania after the country was struck by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake. "I would like...

Inquiry at St. John’s Seminary in Boston finds internal shortcomings in...

BRAINTREE, Mass. -- An independent inquiry into St. John's Seminary has been completed, finding some internal shortcomings regarding the governance and culture of the...

Those making a difference include group from Diocese of Wilmington at...

INDIANAPOLIS -- Like many other teenagers, A.J. Terry made sure the time she spent in the thematic park during the National Catholic Youth Conference...

Be brave enough to dialogue, Pope Francis tells Thai religious leaders...

BANGKOK -- Meeting Thai religious leaders and then celebrating Mass with Catholic young adults, Pope Francis encouraged them to strengthen a culture that treasures...

Pro-government groups besiege another Nicaraguan church

MEXICO CITY  -- Pro-government mobs besieged another Nicaraguan parish, further inflaming tensions between the Catholic Church and President Daniel Ortega, whose Sandinista regime is...

‘Blessed, Broken, Given’ has has deep meaning for youth at NCYC...

INDIANAPOLIS — For 15-year-old Tabitha Njoroge, being together with 20,000 Catholic youths from across the country is a revelation, especially considering how much her...

Minnesota high school prepares for beatification of one of its own

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A man who scrubbed toilets and shoveled sidewalks at Cretin-Derham Hall High School is on his way to becoming a...

Bishop-designate Francis Malone, Philadelphia native, appointed to lead Shreveport, La., diocese

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Francis Malone, a pastor and the chancellor for ecclesial affairs in the Diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas,...

Pope Francis greeted by children from each diocese in Thailand after...

BANGKOK -- Arriving in Thailand after an 11-hour flight, Pope Francis was greeted by 11 children -- one for each of the country's dioceses. Pope...

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