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Iraqi Archbishop Mirkis: Iraqis have ‘big anxiety’ after drone kills Iranian...

AMMAN, Jordan -- Iraqis fear their country, already weary from years of war, may be dragged into a conflict between the United States and...

USCCB president Archbishop Jose H. Gomez: ‘Violence in the name of...

LOS ANGELES  -- Decrying the acts of religious violence that have taken place during the Christmas season, the president of the U.S. bishops declared:...

N.Y. Rabbi knife attack, Texas church shooting and beheading at a...

Catholic, Christian, Muslim voices condemn knife attack on N.Y. rabbi WASHINGTON  -- A host of voices from throughout the religious spectrum condemned the Dec. 28...

From the perspective of Catholic schools, unconditional love of God is...

BY THOMAS S. FERTAL As our nation once again reels in shock from the most recent mass shootings, we find ourselves pondering the question, “why?”...

Diversity is part of our lives in America if only more...

By GREG ERLANDSON My wife and I moved from the Midwest to the East Coast a few years ago. There was a predictable amount of...

Pope’s Easter appeal for peace includes special prayers for Syria, Gaza

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- In his Easter appeal for peace throughout the world, Pope Francis made special mention of the ongoing "carnage" in...

Poverty, violence hinder progress for many women, says nuncio at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS — Conditions in many parts of the world force women and girls to bear the burden of carrying out everyday chores for...

Bishops in southern Mexico face threats from organized criminal groups

Catholic News Service   MEXICO CITY - Bishops in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero have suffered threats from organized criminal groups as they serve a...

South Sudan bishops condemn atrocities, appeal for help to prevent famine

Catholic News Service South Sudan’s Catholic bishops asked for the world's help to prevent mass starvation that threatens the lives of more than 5 million...

U.S. bishops call for solidarity with Middle East victims of violence,...

WASHINGTON — Christians and all people in the Middle East need the solidarity of the U.S. Catholic Church, said the chairmen of three committees...

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