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Six students of Neumann University join the Catholic church

Six students completed the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults and became members of the Catholic Church on April 28, at Our Lady of...

This year’s Lent could be just what struggling church needs

WASHINGTON — When Lent begins March 6, U.S. Catholics will likely be more than ready for it. This set-aside time for prayer and reflection —...

Charleston bishop opposes death sentence for Dylann Roof

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Jurors unanimously agreed to sentence Dylann Roof to death for killing nine black churchgoers. In closing statements before the deliberation Jan. 10,...

Pakistani church deplores deadly suicide blast at hospital

NEW DELHI — The Catholic Church in Pakistan has condemned a suicide blast at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, where at least 70 people,...

New Vatican document reflects on relations between Catholics, Jews

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Catholics are called to witness to their faith in Jesus before all people, including Jews, but the Catholic Church...

New Mexico bishops urges vigilance after explosions at churches

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces has asked pastors, deacons and parish leaders in the diocese “to exercise increased vigilance...

‘Good Is Winning’ — Social media effort for Pope Francis’ U.S....

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A broad digital media project to coincide with Pope Francis' visit this fall to the United States aims to recruit and...

Gunmen fire on police guarding Catholic church in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan — Unidentified gunmen opened fire on policemen guarding a Catholic church, police officials said. Asif Khan, a local township police officer, confirmed the...

Chinese Catholic priest urges unity, sees government plan as way to...

Catholic News Service The recent announcement of this year’s working plans of the Chinese State Administration for Religious Affairs has driven a young priest from...

British court: Church can be held liable

MANCHESTER, England -- A British court has ruled that the Catholic Church can be held legally liable for the crimes of abusive clergy. The Nov....

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