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Lou Baldwin, Catholic News Service

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Thanksgiving: A unique holiday for a uniquely diverse nation

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA -- What does Thanksgiving really mean to you? Is it just a really big dinner, or is there something more about...

Ret. Philadelphia bishop recalls World War II Army service, finding a...

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — It is no accident that each year many films shown on television between Memorial Day and the June 6 anniversary...

Justice Alito warns of infringements to freedom of religion

Catholic News Service WYNNEWOOD, Pa. — The graduating class at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in the Philadelphia archdiocese received a special treat at the Concursus...

For Sale: St. Katharine Drexel Shrine, Blessed Sacrament motherhouse; saint’s tomb...

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, the congregation founded by St. Katharine Drexel, announced that it will sell its historic...

Black Catholics mark King holiday with rallying cry for justice

Catholic News Service CHESTER, Pa. — The Rev. Cean James, founding pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship Church in Philadelphia, sees little change in society since...

Steps taken to ease concerns for papal event attendees in Philadelphia

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — Sometimes, the folks in charge have to skip the platitudes and listen to the people. Take the visit of Pope Francis...

Pope Francis to speak from lectern Lincoln used for Gettysburg Address

    Catholic News Service   PHILADELPHIA -- As lecterns go, it is strictly utilitarian, a simple walnut stand with none of the ornamentation commonly found in mid-19th-century...

Knights raising money, awareness of plight of Christians in Middle East

  Catholic News Service   PHILADELPHIA -- Christianity may be thriving around the world, but it is under severe attack and threatened with extinction in the Middle...

Wail of sirens calls priest, religious to train crash site to...

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- The wailing of sirens called Father Tom Higgins from his parish rectory and Sisters Linda Lukiewski and Julie Sertsch...

La Salle University names its first female president

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — La Salle University in Philadelphia has made history by choosing a laywoman as its new president. Colleen N. Hanycz is the...

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