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Why not our weddings? Twin sisters share the sacraments

MUNJOR, Kan. -- Growing up in Munjor, and later Hays, fraternal twins Amber and Brianna Wooldridge were used to celebrating milestones together. From their baptism...

‘Taste and believe’ is Benedictine Brewery motto; taproom opening soon

BENEDICT, Ore. — Tyrant Cascadian Dark Ale and the less-forebodingly dubbed St. Benedict Farmhouse Ale will be among the beers crafted not at the...

‘We didn’t have food,’ say Venezuelan families at Colombian shelter

BOGOTA, Colombia — Asiangelis Guevara sat at the dining room table at a shelter for migrants, sipping hot chocolate, holding her year-old son and...

Cardinal O’Malley takes blame for letter about McCarrick not making it...

BOSTON -- Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley said Aug. 20 that he takes full responsibility for office procedures that resulted in him never being notified...

Indian church joins relief efforts as floods wreak havoc in Kerala

COCHIN, India -- The Catholic Church has joined relief efforts as unprecedented floods and landslides continue to wreak havoc in India's Kerala state, killing...

Report: Archdiocese of Philadelphia investigates seminary harassment claims

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Inquirer daily newspaper reported Aug. 16 that the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is investigating allegations of sexual harassment from a former...

Living Our Faith: Caring for the poor

"Become a beggar. That's what is lacking, learning to beg from those to whom we give," Pope Francis told youths when he visited the...

Newspaper has fallen on the wrong side of abortion dispute

By RICHARD DOERFLINGER The Senate debate over a new U.S. Supreme Court nomination has revived an older debate: whether that court should overrule its 1973...

Making the case for keeping faith in the Catholic church: Commentary

By JOHN GARVEY The news of ex-Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick's crimes is deeply troubling for two reasons. The first is that it is a serious blow...

After Rwanda closes churches, bishops urge protection of religious rights

OXFORD, England — The Rwandan Catholic bishops’ conference urged the government of President Paul Kagame to preserve religious rights after government officials closed thousands...

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