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Life of African-American priest told through play ‘From Slave to Priest’

Catholic News Service CHICAGO (CNS) -- The life of Father Augustus Tolton already reads like a novel and now it is immortalized on stage with...

Chicago cardinal bolsters programs to break city’s cycle of violence

Catholic News Service CHICAGO — Chicago Cardinal Blase J. Cupich April 4 announced a new initiative to increase the work of anti-violence programs in parishes...

U.S. Catholic, Lutheran bishops mark 500th anniversary of Reformation

Catholic News Service CHICAGO — Catholic and Lutheran bishops gathered in Chicago March 2 for a prayer service commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation...

How American Pharoah ‘attended’ a Mass

Catholic News Service LEXINGTON, Ky. — Horse farms. World-renowned racetracks. A nursery. A tobacco farm. A horse stud farm. An equine hospital. Those were several of...

Nation, world need gifts Latinos have to offer, says Archbishop Gomez

Catholic News Service CHICAGO — Latino Catholics have many gifts and values to benefit the church and society and the time is now to embrace...

Soup kitchen sister wins on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’

  Catholic News Service   CHICAGO — It looked like prayer and the Lord were on Franciscan Sister Alicia Torres’ side as she won a special Thanksgiving...

All have wounds of heart only Jesus, his church can heal,...

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — All people carry wounds of the heart that only Jesus can heal and his body of Christ, the church, can...

Shave, haircut and grappa — Chicago barber made sure Cardinal George...

Catholic News Service CHICAGO — Alfredo Fricano is probably one of the only people who could get away with telling Cardinal Francis E. George he...

Cardinal George says he’s receiving palliative care

Catholic News Service CHICAGO — Doctors have exhausted all options in Cardinal Francis E. George’s cancer treatment and have moved on to palliative care. The cardinal...

Bishop Cupich named to succeed Cardinal George as Chicago archbishop

Catholic News Service CHICAGO — The Archdiocese of Chicago now knows who will succeed Cardinal Francis E. George. Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Blase J. Cupich...

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