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On 1938 pogrom anniversary, German cardinal condemns anti-Jewish violence

WURZBURG, Germany — Cardinal Reinhard Marx protested against the increase in violence against Jews in Germany during a remembrance ceremony marking the 80th Anniversary...

Bishop Brucato dies; as priest he spent 22 years as military...

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Retired Auxiliary Bishop Robert A. Brucato of New York, a former vicar general and chancellor of the archdiocese, died Nov....

Serving country, aiding soldiers second nature for Medal of Honor winner

ARLINGTON, Va.  — When describing life-altering decisions and brave moments of selflessness, former Army Staff Sgt. and Medal of Honor recipient Ronald Shurer speaks...

Brazil’s new Catholic president promises conservative moral agenda

SAO PAULO — Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a Catholic who campaigned to rid the nation of corruption, will take office Jan. 1 with a...

Archbishop Gomez: ‘Pray hard’ for all affected by California shooting

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- After a shooting spree late Nov. 7 at a country-music bar in Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles from the heart...

Pakistani priest now in U.S. recalls his own persecution in home...

PHILADELPHIA — A Pakistani Catholic priest living in Philadelphia is grateful to learn that Asia Bibi, a Catholic convicted of violating Pakistan’s strict blasphemy...

Priest uses his mother’s sauce recipe to help the needy, evangelize

LEXINGTON, Ky. — When Father Jim Sichko recalls Tuesdays during his childhood in Orange, Texas, he can almost smell the aroma of his mother’s...

Caravan heads to Mexico City; Guadalupe basilica opens for migrants

CORDOBA, Mexico — The caravan of migrants making its way through Mexico has started arriving in Mexico City, where the Basilica of Our Lady...

Caravan of migrants, closing in on Mexico City, gets shelter at...

CORDOBA, Mexico -- The caravan of migrants making its way through Mexico has started arriving in Mexico City, where the Basilica of Our Lady...

African church warns against illusions of ‘gospel of prosperity’

OXFORD, England — African church leaders cautioned churchgoers against a false “gospel of prosperity” after a bishop in Ivory Coast said it was gaining...

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