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Archbishop asks prayers for 16 killed in Marine plane crash

WASHINGTON — Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services asked for prayers for the 15 Marines and one Navy...

Suspect sought in murders of nuns who worked at Mississippi clinic

Catholic News Service Police continued to search for the killer of two women religious who spent years caring for poor people as nurse practitioners in...

Mississippi becomes fourth state to ban dismemberment abortions

JACKSON, Miss. — A new law in Mississippi will prohibit dismemberment abortions, effective July 1. “This law has the power to change how the public...

Memories of civil rights struggles still fresh in Mississippi town

Catholic News Service GREENWOOD, Miss. — A pane of cracked blue glass above the front doors of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Greenwood helps...

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...

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