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If you want to be a nice person, what you believe...

By Father Robert Barron A team of sociologists, led by Catholic University professor William D’Antonio, recently published a survey that has gotten quite a bit...

Nuns launch billboard campaign to welcome ‘strangers’

DAVENPORT, Iowa — In anticipation of the Iowa caucuses Jan. 3, 10 communities of women religious in Iowa and nearby states bought billboards throughout...

“Tintin” and other Christmastime movie reviews

“The Adventures of Tintin” is A-1 family entertainment By Adam Shaw Catholic News Service “Great snakes!” The characteristic exclamation of the titular hero of “The Adventures of...

Bishop greets Bayard House residents at Advent dinner

Bishop Malooly offers a helping hand, as well as a gift, to Kala Sutton as she feeds her one-week old son Alijah during the...

Pope tells prisoners God loves them

Catholic News Service ROME — Pope Benedict XVI told inmates at a Rome prison that people say nasty things about him, too, but it's important...

St. E’s Eric Patton named winner of DeLucia Award

WILMINGTON – Eric Patton, a two-way starter for the St. Elizabeth High School football team, was named the recipient of the 2011 Michael DeLucia...

Narrative history tells tales of conversion from 17th, 20th centuries

"Conversions: Two Family Stories from the Reformation and Modern America" by Craig Harline. Yale University Press (New Haven, Conn., 2011). 320 pp., $27.50.   Reviewed by...

Home missions: Pueblo Indians deeply steeped in faith

Catholic News Service LAGUNA, N.M. -- San Jose Mission, built in 1699, sits atop a hill in the center of the village of Laguna and...

Religious educators honor Ed Gordon

The Association of Religious Education Administrators (AREA) celebrated the ministry of Edmond Gordon at its December meeting, as Gordon retired after nearly 30 years...

Evidence of miracle credited to late Archbishop Sheen heads to Rome

Catholic News Service PEORIA, Ill. -- Boxes wrapped in ribbon and a happy little boy are Christmas images, but the combination had another joyful meaning...

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