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Women, sports and spirituality

March Madness went wild over women this year. Two women dominated the craziness -- Arike Ogunbowale of the University of Notre Dame and Loyola University...

Chrusciki: Gloria in the form of a crispy pastry (Recipe included)

Catholic News Service One of the most ubiquitous Christmas hymns, "Angels We Have Heard on High," sweetly captures the scene of the shepherds' watch, of...

A Catholic take on food culture

Catholic News Service Probably no one has expressed the place of food in life better than American writer and gastronome Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher. "First we...

Uniting prayer and exercise

Catholic News Service   Prayer and exercise work well together, said the founder of a fitness program combining core strengthening and stretching with Christian prayer and...

St. Vincent de Paul Society chef in Phoenix serves 4,500 meals...

Catholic News Service PHOENIX — Chris Hoffman is cooking for 4,500 guests this holiday season, yet he’s cool as a cucumber. “It should go well,” he...

Pope’s representative at U.S.-Mexico Mass: Borders should be bridges, not walls

Catholic News Service NOGALES, Ariz. — The apostolic nuncio to the United States celebrated Mass at the U.S.-Mexico border Oct. 23 offering prayers to break...

Ali known not just for prowess in ring but also for...

Catholic News Service PHOENIX — Muhammad Ali leaves an indelible mark on the world not only as a fighter and athlete but as a man...

Advocates for migrants in Arizona, Sonora gather at border for ‘posada’

  Catholic News Service   NOGALES, Mexico (CNS) -- Kenia Salas, about to play the role of Mary in a Christmastime commemoration popular across Mexico, said she...

Pope Francis declares Blessed Junipero Serra a saint during Mass at...

Catholic News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Here is a timeline of key points in the life and ministry of Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Spanish missionary to California....

Christ at spring training: Catholic baseball players given the Good News

Catholic News Service GLENDALE, Ariz. — The crack of the bat is a sure sign of spring, one that calls Ray McKenna to the field. “How’s...

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