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Viewpoint: Catholics have a moral duty to fight anti-Semitism

Responding to editors' requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the Catholic press, here is an unsigned editorial titled: "Catholics have...

USCCB president condemns shooting at synagogue, all ‘acts of hate’

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Catholic bishops stand with "our brothers and sisters of the Jewish community," the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops...

Pope calls deadly attack on synagogue an inhumane act of violence

VATICAN CITY —  Pope Francis prayed for those affected by a deadly attack inside a Pittsburgh synagogue, calling it an act of inhumane violence. "We...

Report details rape of children, culture of secrecy that fanned it

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The report begins dramatically, imploring its readers: "We, the members of this grand jury, need you to hear this." Plain and simple,...

Catholic groups settle in lawsuit against HHS contraceptive mandate

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Dozens of Catholic groups that challenged the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act have reached a settlement with the...

International gathering celebrates 50 years of Catholic Charismatic Renewal

Catholic News Service PITTSBURGH — Followers of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal came back to where it all began. Some 6,200 of them gathered for the 2017...

Bishop at March for Life Mass in D.C. calls for pro-lifers...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Bishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh urged Massgoers preparing to rally in Washington for the annual March for Life to...

Court order temporarily stops contraceptive mandate against two dioceses

PITTSBURGH — Officials in the Pittsburgh and Erie dioceses hailed a decision by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to temporarily halt enforcement of...

Catholic education is everyone’s task, says Cardinal Wuerl at NCEA convention

PITTSBURGH — Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington told Catholic educators in Pittsburgh for the National Catholic Educational Association’s annual convention that "education is...

Pittsburgh, Erie dioceses win injunction against HHS mandate

PITTSBURGH — A federal judge Nov. 21 granted the Pittsburgh and Erie dioceses a preliminary injunction against the federal health care law’s contraceptive mandate,...

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