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No Mass means no offertory collection, which is a major hit...

WASHINGTON -- One byproduct of canceled Masses is no offertory collection. And a byproduct of no offertory collection is puncture wounds in the budgets...

It’s Erin ‘don’t’ go Bragh as St. Patrick’s Masses, events are...

WASHINGTON — If, as the bromide says, everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, what if there's no sign of St. Patrick's anywhere to...

Pew survey shows divide among religious believers over views about President...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump may be as divisive to religionists as he seems to be to other groups in American society, as indicated...

Anthony McCarten wrote ‘The Two Popes’ as a nonfiction book, then...

WASHINGTON -- Anthony McCarten is a double-dipper. Not that there's anything wrong with that. The Catholic writer first wrote a nonfiction book called "The Two...

Death penalty foes applaud message of new movie ‘Just Mercy,’ based...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The upcoming movie “Just Mercy” “has the potential to wake up out of a slumber the part of society that either...

Big push made for Mexican premiere of ‘Unplanned’ movie

WASHINGTON — For U.S. elections, candidates and political parties may develop something they call a “50-state strategy.” But for the Oct. 25 premiere in...

Impeachment? Add it to the list of reasons bills are sidetracked

WASHINGTON — So an impeachment query in the House, and a potential trial in the Senate, want to get in the way of legislation...

Immigration judges at the U.S.-Mexico border say they base decisions to...

WASHINGTON -- Some immigration judges hearing cases at the U.S.-Mexico border have confided to their fellow jurists they have issued decisions on an immigrant's...

Analysis: Looking at Elizabeth Warren’s child care plan through a pro-life...

WASHINGTON -- In February, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, a leading Democratic presidential aspirant, made a splash when she unveiled one of her many plans,...

Efforts to prevent gun violence urges firearms makers, sellers to adopt...

WASHINGTON -- The desire for action on preventing more gun violence may face hurdles in Congress, but those pressing for change are having an...

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