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New books outline history, modern realities of religious liberty

“Liberty in the Things of God: The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom” by Robert Louis Wilken. Yale University Press (New Haven, Conn., 2019). 248...

Science project sparked Colorado girl’s water project for town in Kenya

WASHINGTON — In 2014 a science project sparked the compassion of a 10-year-old girl from Colorado. So, she set out on a walk that...

‘Crosses for losses’ aim to bring comfort at scenes of mass...

EL PASO, Texas — Greg Zanis, a carpenter by trade from Aurora, Illinois, has traveled around the country for more than 20 years to...

Teen who died saving classmates in Colorado school shooting posthumously named...

MINNEAPOLIS -- As residents of El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, mourned the loss of 31 people in mass shootings Aug. 3 and Aug....

New Maryknoll award for lay missioners named for bishop known for...

MARYKNOLL, N.Y. — Maryknoll Lay Missioners have created the Bishop McCarthy Spirit of Mission Award to honor lay missioners “who exemplify an outstanding dedication...

Knights of Columbus gave over $185 million to charity, 76 million...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- In 2018, the Knights of Columbus gave $185.7 million to charity and donated 76.7 million hours of hands-on service. The New...

Catholic parishioners in Trinidad step up to aid Venezuelan migrants when...

LA ROMAINE, Trinidad and Tobago -- A 7-year-old is so hyperactive, he requires an change in activity every 10 to 15 minutes. There's been...

Marian apparition stories in Asia come from deep faith

The apparition stories of the Virgin Mary in Asia stem from a deep devotion to her by persecuted Catholics. These apparitions have occurred in...

New pastoral response to the needs of Asian and Pacific Island...

Paulist Father Joe Scott was presiding over a funeral Mass of a parishioner at Old St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco. He was discouraged to...

Pope urges families build a better future through stronger prayer life

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has asked families to set aside time to pray both individually and together as a family. His prayer intention for...

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