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Marine vet counts on prayer, faith to reunite with deported husband

WASHINGTON — In the quest to bring her deported Mexican husband, Marcos, back to the United States to live with her and their four...

New head of CLINIC is experienced litigator, expert on immigration law

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Many people might not have noticed that Anna Gallagher took over Feb. 1 as executive director of the Catholic Legal...

Fish sandwiches for Lent? Here’s a scorecard for the fast-food joints...

WASHINGTON -- Man does not live on bread alone. But on Ash Wednesday and the Fridays of Lent, he'd better not add meat to...

Actor Gary Sinise and family followed a journey to Catholicism

WASHINGTON -- Gary Sinise, the actor perhaps best known for playing Lieutenant Dan in the 1994 movie "Forrest Gump," followed a rather unusual path...

Community land trusts a possible answer for escalating housing costs

WASHINGTON — Community land trusts are celebrating their 50th anniversary in the United States in 2019, and Catholic figures had a role in their...

Sister Norma Pimentel recognized by CCHD for work with immigrants

WASHINGTON — Although her work along the Texas-Mexico border has brought her fame and celebrity, Sister Norma Pimentel, a member of the Missionaries of...

International study suggests religious people are happier

WASHINGTON — Charles Schulz, in his “Peanuts” comic strip, coined the adage, “Happiness is a warm puppy.” However, the results of a wide-ranging study that...

The health effects of binge-watching: You are getting very sleepy …

WASHINGTON — In the beginning, humans regulated their day by the rising and the setting of the sun. Then someone invented the concept of...

Bishop Barry Knestout: Embrace ‘what the church teaches about human life’

WASHINGTON -- Bishop Barry C. Knestout of Richmond, Virginia, quoted from Catholic author J.R.R. Tolkien to make a pro-life point during his homily at...

Court cases that support abortion based on ‘deception,’ says Archbishop Joseph...

WASHINGTON -- The two Supreme Court cases that legalized abortion virtually on demand in the United States were based on "deception," said Archbishop Joseph...

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