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New York Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger explains why priests accused of...

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The bishop serving as apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo said he regretted the “pain and further disillusionment” of clergy...

‘Gender ideology’ doesn’t belong in Catholic education, say speakers at Minnesota...

ST. PAUL, Minn. — In a culture where public school policies are increasingly pushing parents out of important conversations about their child’s sexual identity...

Sister Annie Frances Oman, who once taught in Diocese of Wilmington,...

ASTON, Pa. — Sister Annie Frances Oman, a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 71 years, died Feb. 29...

Pope Francis names Rockville Centre, N.Y., pastor as auxiliary for diocese

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has named Father Luis M. Romero Fernandez, who was recently appointed as vicar of Hispanic ministry and evangelization for the...

Archbishop Hebda advises Minnesota priests not to vote in presidential primary...

PAUL, Minn. -- Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis shared some advice from the Minnesota Catholic Conference with priests and deacons...

U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocks its own ruling on “Remain...

SAN FRANCISCO -- After the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily blocked the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy Feb. 28, the court...

A spectacular Lenten failure

The most panic-inducing question I've ever encountered as a Catholic is the inevitable: "What are you giving up for Lent?" As an indecisive procrastinator, the...

Lent: Silent prayer in a noisy digital world

As Catholics, our lives shift a bit during the season of Lent, as is visibly marked on Ash Wednesday with ashes on our foreheads....

Buffalo Diocese files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York

BUFFALO, N.Y -- Facing dozens of lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by clergy, the Diocese of Buffalo has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The...

Pope Francis names auxiliary for San Diego, three auxiliaries for Newark

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has appointed Father Ramon Bejarano, a priest of the Diocese of Stockton, Calif., to be an auxiliary bishop of San...

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