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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...

Changes in Washington add up to greater challenges for causes dear...

WASHINGTON -- Did you get everything you wanted for Christmas? Thought not. Neither did several Catholic organizations, despite the last-minute flurry of legislation typical of...

Knights of Columbus take stand against lawmakers who want judicial litmus...

WASHINGTON -- The supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus, calling the organization "an American Catholic cultural icon," said senators have no business questioning...

Forum explores alternatives to use of fetal tissue in medical research

WASHINGTON — Alternatives to the use of fetal tissue from abortions are already plentiful, asserted one speaker at a Nov. 27 forum on the...

Voices of sisters rise as at National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony

WASHINGTON -- To hear the voices of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist from Michigan in Washington, the best bet was...

Bishop Cantu: ‘Best practices’ in dealing with sex abuse is simply...

BALTIMORE -- As the U.S. bishops, individually and collectively, pursue "best practices" in their dioceses and for the country on how to deal with...

Archival discovery at Catholic U. leads to Kristallnacht remembrance

WASHINGTON — Jews worldwide will remember the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht. In a direct German translation, it means “Crystal Night,” but it is more commonly...

Anti-Semitism of past generations flared anew in Pittsburgh shooting

WASHINGTON — In some quarters, people thought anti-Semitism had been swept under the rug. But hiding it didn’t mean getting rid of it, as...

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