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Gift of nun doll collection helps preserve legacy of women religious

ATLANTA — Margaret Alsup of Cumming always considered her nun dolls to be like friends. So, when it came time to look for a permanent...

’60 Minutes’ report questions handling of abuse reports in Buffalo diocese

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- How the Diocese of Buffalo handles cases of priests suspected of abuse was the subject of a report Oct. 28 by...

The search for Christian unity: Roots, progress, possibilities

Our search for Christian unity commenced over a century ago. The World Missionary Conference in 1910 is generally considered its beginning. Protestant and Anglican...

Former nuncio to U.S. heard rumors of McCarrick misconduct in 1994

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A former nuncio to the United States acknowledged hearing rumors about the sexual misconduct of Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick already...

Benedictines help secure funds for water project that’s changing lives

WESTON, Vt. -- References to water flow through the Scriptures. "And if you give even a cup of cold water to one of the least...

World Series: Fun facts about baseball legends and the Knights of...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CNS) -- With the World Series underway, here is a fun fact: Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus,...

Proposed IRS rule change might hit donations for Catholic school tuition

DUBUQUE, Iowa — The Internal Revenue Service is proposing a rule change that would impact about 30 percent of the student population in the...

Mexican parishes pitch in to help Central American caravan heading north

HUIXTLA, Mexico — Members of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in this southern Mexican city rose early Oct. 24 to feed but a fraction...

Open letter to U.S. bishops: Make prelates mandatory reporters of abuse

PHILADELPHIA — An open letter to the U.S. bishops asks that at their Nov. 12-14 fall general meeting in Baltimore, they make it mandatory...

Pope Francis removes Bishop Martin Holley as head of Memphis diocese

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has removed Bishop Martin D. Holley of Memphis, Tennessee, from the pastoral governance of the diocese and has named as...

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