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Fire ravages landmark St. Mary’s Ukranian Catholic Church in Carteret, N.J.

CARTERET, N.J. -- A three-alarm fire that raged through St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church late Nov. 27 left the landmark church on Roosevelt Avenue...

Help the Little Sisters? Holiday shopping thieves thought it better to...

BALTIMORE -- Apparent good Samaritans turned out to be nothing of the sort after allegedly stealing Christmas presents from two Little Sisters of the...

School resource officer, ex-cop: ‘I’m not here to get you in...

CONWAY, Ark. -- For 20 years, Bradley Fornash worked at the Conway Police Department, including 17 years as a hostage negotiator and 13 as...

Advent week one — Three Advent traditions to slow you down

Advent, the four-week period preceding Christmas, is a time to slow down as we wait in hopeful expectation for Christ's coming. It's a time...

Advent week one — A new beginning

When the verses from Chapter 33 of the Book of Jeremiah are read as the first reading on the First Sunday of Advent this...

UPDATE: Abortion rate, abortions overall down in U.S., CDC reports

WASHINGTON -- The abortion rate in the United States continues to decline, as do the number of abortions overall, according to a report issued...

Don Shirley, focus of ‘Green Book,’ draws long-due attention at Catholic...

WASHINGTON -- Little-known fact: Classical-influenced jazz pianist Don Shirley, the focus of the new movie "Green Book," was a graduate of The Catholic University...

Sister Marie-Paule Willem earns Lumen Christi Award for service to the...

CHICAGO -- Sister Marie-Paule Willem, a Franciscan Missionary of Mary, who has been serving the poor in the U.S. and around the world for...

Victim of violence at Catholic Supply store remembered as choir member,...

HIGH RIDGE, Mo. -- Music played a big part in a Mass of remembrance for Jamie Schmidt Nov. 20 at St. Anthony of Padua...

St. Vincent de Paul society, food pantry volunteers feed the masses...

INDIANAPOLIS -- Jesus himself might have set the all-time food record when he miraculously served 5,000 men with a few loaves and fish. In this...

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