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‘Live your life by faith,’ former NFL coach tells Catholic group

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Football may be Herm Edwards' forte, but in a keynote address to Catholic school supporters in the Diocese of Sioux...

Poverty was among synod’s main concerns, Philippine cardinal says

Catholic News Service MANILA, Philippines — Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila said the Synod of Bishops on the family was more than a series...

14 schools being closed or merged by Chicago archdiocese

CHICAGO — In a major restructuring, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced Oct. 29 that 14 elementary schools would be closed or merged at the...

Texas nurse who recovered from Ebola had prayers of her parish

BETHESDA, Md. — Nina Pham, a Dallas nurse who was the first person known to have contracted the Ebola virus in the United States,...

Photo of the week: Availability of food a key to peace

DES MOINES, Iowa — The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace called food security a moral issue during a...

Chicago’s new archbishop to live in rectory at Holy Name Cathedral

CHICAGO — Archbishop Blase J. Cupich, who will succeed Chicago Cardinal Francis E. George in mid-November, told the priests of the Archdiocese of Chicago...

Decision to house those monitored for Ebola ‘right thing to do,’...

DALLAS — Dallas Bishop Kevin J. Farrell said that he followed the teaching of Christ and stepped in to house the fiancee of Ebola...

Vatican nuncio at U.N. decries growing violence against children

UNITED NATIONS — Millions of the world's children today are victims of armed conflict, pornography and sexual trafficking, and still more "are denied the...

Catholic youths urged to ‘shine brighter and brighter’

By Catholic News Service CARSON, Calif. (CNS) -- Immaculee Ilibagiza, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide, told a crowd of more than 6,000 junior...

Photo of the week: A windy good morning

The wind lifts up Pope Francis' mozetta as he greets a Swiss Guard when he arrives for the morning session of the extraordinary Synod...

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