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Catholic baseball coach’s story of loss and redemption told in new...

WASHINGTON — Longtime baseball writer and broadcaster Tim Kurkjian has called it “the greatest baseball story ever told.” And one of its central characters...

Pew Research poll shows lower popularity among Americans for Pope Francis

WASHINGTON -- With Pope Francis midway into the sixth year of his pontificate, the percentage of U.S. Catholics who view him favorably, while still...

Conference celebrates ‘partnership’ between Reagan, St. John Paul II

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The United States' "cold warriors" from 30 and more years ago didn't come in from the cold, but from 85-degree heat,...

International religious freedom report cites 28 nations falling short

WASHINGTON — The U.S. International Commission on Religious Freedom singled out 28 countries for their repression of religious liberty in its annual report, issued...

American bishops respond, divided on veracity of Archbishop Vigano allegations

WASHINGTON -- Several American bishops responded quickly upon hearing of the charges leveled by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the former Vatican ambassador to the...

National Review Board: ‘What needs to happen is genuine change’

WASHINGTON -- More committees are not the answer to stop the abuse of children and vulnerable adults by clergy, said an Aug. 28 statement...

Then-archbishop of Newark was aware of settlement regarding Archbishop McCarrick

WASHINGTON -- What became known following a New York Times investigation into two seminarians who said they had been abused by Archbishop Theodore E....

Catholics express despair, disbelief, anger at new abuse revelations

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- After the first allegations of abuse against Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick were publicized in mid-June, employees at the U.S. bishops' conference...

How can human dignity be enhanced through public policy?

WASHINGTON -- Human dignity: It hasn't quite become a campaign issue, but it's coming close. Former Vice President Joe Biden started it. Speaking July 21...

Supreme Court overturns ‘wrongly decided’ fair-share union fees case

WASHINGTON -- By a 5-4 majority, the Supreme Court declared June 27 that one of its rulings from 1977 was "wrongly decided" and overruled...

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