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A look at 2017: Plans for ‘Rejoicing the Lord since 1868’

Dialog Editor A look back at 2017 shows promise for the church and its leaders and followers. January Diocese of Wilmington leaders kicked off the year by...

Bishop Malooly’s Easter Message

“Do not be afraid.” These are the words of the angel at the tomb of the risen Jesus to Mary Magdalene and the other...

Vice President Pence will address March for Life rally in D.C....

The White House has confirmed that Vice President Mike Pence will address tomorrow’s March for Life rally. The rally is scheduled to begin at noon. As...

Viewpoint: Lots of things to pray about in 2017

  Based on the record of 2016, there are a lot of things to pray about in the coming year. Wouldn’t it be nice to...

Commentary: Reflecting on the pope’s 2017 World Day of Peace message

“May charity and nonviolence govern how we treat each other as individuals, within society and in international life.” This statement written by Pope Francis...

After a year of setbacks, uncertainty looms for immigrants in 2017

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — At a Mass packed mostly with immigrants, Washington’s Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville tried to get the crowd to focus...

After a year of setbacks, uncertainty looms for immigrants in 2017

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — At a Mass packed mostly with immigrants, Washington’s Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville tried to get the crowd to focus...

Bishop Barres, a former priest of Wilmington, named bishop of Rockville...

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop William F. Murphy of Rockville Centre, New York, and appointed as his successor Bishop John O....

Father Hesburgh, JFK slated for postage stamps in 2017

WASHINGTON — Two prominent Catholics will be commemorated on U.S. postage stamps in 2017. Holy Cross Father Theodore Hesburgh, who was president of the University...

Pope Francis says he hopes to visit Fatima in 2017

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis already is looking ahead to 2017 and particularly to marking important Marian feasts that year. Portuguese Bishop Antonio...

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