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Weekly churchgoing is an anti-depressant, study finds

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Past studies have shown that those who attend religious services at least weekly tend to live longer and healthier lives....

Voters decide ‘personhood,’ labor rights as bishops stay neutral

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Voters in Mississippi and Ohio confronted such traditional Catholic issues as abortion and labor rights on Election Day, but the...

Vatican’s ecumenist assesses progress, ‘ecumenism of martyrs’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- The Vatican's top ecumenist offered a frank assessment of recent ecumenical progress and future prospects in a Washington talk Nov....

Cardinal: Federal rule won’t protect conscience rights of health workers

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Witnesses clashed at a House subcommittee hearing Nov. 2 over whether the Department of Health and Human Services' interim final...

Bishops’ agenda more devoted to internal matters than societal ills

Catholic News Service The U.S. bishops’ fall general assembly in Baltimore will be shorter than usual and focus primarily on the inner workings of the...

Bishop tells House panel of ‘grave threats to religious liberty’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Recent "grave threats to religious liberty" serve as "grim validations" of the U.S. bishops' decision last June to create a...

ANALYSIS: Response to ‘Faithful Citizenship’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- It didn’t take long for the “spin” to start after the U.S. bishops reissued their 2007 document, “Forming Consciences...

Bishops reissue 2007’s ‘Faithful Citizenship’ with new introduction

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- A new introduction to the U.S. bishops’ document on political responsibility reminds Catholics that some issues “involve the clear...

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