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Cardinal Edwin O’Brien celebrates 80th birthday, drops eligible papal electors in...

VATICAN CITY -- U.S. Cardinal Edwin F. O'Brien, grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, celebrated his 80th birthday...

‘Now it is time to … walk as missionary disciples’ says...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Baseball is back for the spring and Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan of Camden didn't hesitate to remind the 800 people...

Illuminating the debate of science vs. faith at Museum of the...

WASHINGTON -- From the 17th-century ban by the Vatican of Copernicus' mathematical calculation that the sun was at the center of the solar system...

Easter presents the call to move forward, reason for hope: Carolyn...

By CAROLYN WOO At a cafe in Chicago, I was chatting with a British former journalist and economist who is currently director of social responsibility...

Honoring saints can heal body, soul, says priest leading relics tour

MIDDLESEX, N.J. β€” Father Carlos Martins preaches that for Catholics to reach heaven, they must possess forgiving hearts, participate in the sacraments and live...

U.S. lay missioner in Salvador works to address root causes of...

LAS DELICIAS, El Salvador β€” Halfway up the back slope of San Salvador volcano, Cesar Hernandez wakes up at 4 a.m. and leaves his...

Archbishop Wilton Gregory appointment in Washington draws praise within archdiocese

WASHINGTON -- There were no smokestacks, nor surprises in Washington with the appointment of Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory as the new head of the...

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta named to replace Cardinal Wuerl as...

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has named Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta as the new archbishop of Washington. The appointment was announced April 4 in...

Canadian nun, sexologist: Catholics must increase their sexual maturity

QUEBEC CITY β€” A Canadian nun with a Ph.D. in clinical sexology said the sex abuse crisis in the church does not mean β€œthe...

Texas attorney general looking into San Antonio vote to bar Chick-fil-A...

SAN ANTONIO -- The marketplace should decide whether a company should open an outlet in a particular location, not elected officials, said San Antonio...

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