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National Catholic Prayer Breakfast award for attorney general William Barr draws...

WASHINGTON — The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests and the Catholic Mobilizing Network said they strongly object to an award the National Catholic Prayer...

Democrats ‘radically out of line with public opinion,’ must make room...

WASHINGTON -- About 100 current and former Democratic lawmakers from several states urged the Democratic Party's Platform Committee Aug. 14 "to moderate its official...

Catholic church, largest nongovernmental supplier of U.S. social services, singled out...

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee said the federal emergency "bridge loans" that dioceses, parishes and other Catholic entities...

SIGNIS: Catholic media vital for accurate news, stories of faith, hope

WASHINGTON — The president of SIGNIS urged the world’s bishops as the “chief storyteller” in their diocese to use all media at their disposal...

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: U.S. immigration restrictions will hurt...

WASHINGTON -- The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and two other Catholic bishops criticized President Donald Trump's April 22 executive order...

Faith-based agencies ‘appalled’ by reports U.S. could end refugee admissions

WASHINGTON  -- News that officials in the Trump administration are considering "zeroing out" the number of refugees accepted by the United States brought an...

Analysis: Bishops weigh ‘effective’ policies on accountability, transparency

WASHINGTON  -- When the bishops gather in Baltimore starting June 11, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City, Missouri, said he's "hopeful we will...

Tennis, anyone? Priests gather this month for international competition

WASHINGTON -- Once "all the details of hospitality" are taken care of for the International Tennis Tournament for Priests June 28-30 in Lincoln, Nebraska,...

Chaput: Testing of Christianity today not a defeat but a new...

WASHINGTON — For the past three centuries, Western societies have worked hard to “to construct a harmonious moral life through human reason alone, without...

College students urged to help change hearts, minds about abortion

WASHINGTON — The nation’s early feminists who fought for women’s suffrage and other rights totally rejected abortion, Serrin Foster, president of Feminists for Life...

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