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Two Catholic universities rescind Archbishop McCarrick’s honorary degrees

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Catholic University of America announced July 30 that it was withdrawing the 2006 honorary degree awarded to then-Cardinal Theodore E....

Catholic death penalty opponents praise pope’s catechism revision

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Aug. 2 announcement that Pope Francis had ordered a revision of the Catechism of the Catholic Church calling the death...

Archbishop McCarrick allegations put ‘public inquiry’ on all bishops

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (CNS) -- Bishop Timothy L. Doherty of Lafayette, who is chair of the bishops' child and youth protection committee, said "general prayers...

Science expressed in the Bible

The Bible is a love letter from God to humanity, not the final thoughts of scientific progress. It was written at specific moments that...

Science and religion not a battle

When friends and colleagues find out I work with the Vatican Observatory, their first reaction is often surprise that the Catholic Church supports a...

Living Our Faith: Science and faith

Science and religion are not seen by the church as opposing forces, but distinct and valuable approaches to understanding the universe and our place...

Triumphant return to Australia saint’s tomb in thanks for Parkinson’s cure

SYDNEY -- Exactly 10 years to the day -- July 18, 2018 -- Ricky Peterson of Kansas City, Kansas, knelt once more at the...

St. Katharine Drexel remains to be enshrined at cathedral in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- The remains of St. Katharine Drexel, founder of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, will be transferred from the crypt under...

Jailed Vietnamese Catholic activist, blogger ends hunger strike

HANOI, Vietnam -- A prominent Catholic blogger and activist ended a two-week hunger strike in a Vietnamese prison after she met with visiting U.S....

Quebec’s youngest bishop wants to bring fire of God’s love to...

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec — Auxiliary Bishop Pierre-Olivier Tremblay of Trois-Rivieres now is Quebec’s youngest bishop and probably the geekiest. On July 22, Bishop Tremblay was ordained...

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