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Bishops remind us of ‘tremendous human suffering, human cost’ of atomic...

CLEVELAND -- The path to true peace requires the world to abolish nuclear weapons, an American bishop and a Japanese archbishop said as the...

German Catholics among those who suffered under Nazis

When Germany surrendered to Allied Forces May 7, 1945, Catholics saw a nation and their church shattered. Adolf Hitler’s destructive reign had turned many Germans...

Our Lenten Journey, March 20: The Blessed Martyrs of Nowogródek

The Nazis showed the world the worst side of human nature during World War II, but there were also people at that time who...

Smuggled out of Warsaw Ghetto, child spent five years with Catholic...

TEL AVIV, Israel — Krystyna Linden does not remember much about the first five years of her life, which she spent in a tiny...

Student letter to WWII veteran sparks later connection

INDIANAPOLIS -- At 20, Sophia Egold is part of a generation that communicates almost exclusively by text, Instagram, Facebook and other forms of social...

On anniversary, Japan’s bishops renew hope for nuclear-free world

VATICAN CITY — With the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, the bishops of Japan are renewing calls...

D-Day remembered: No greater love than laying down life for one’s...

WASHINGTON -- In remembering the estimated 4,400 Allied troops who died storming the beaches of Normandy, France, 75 years ago on D-Day, Archbishop Timothy...

Sunday Scripture readings, June 2, 2019

The Ascension of the Lord Cycle C Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 47:2-3, 6-9 Eph 1:17-23 or Heb 9:24-28; 10:19-23 Gospel: Lk 24:46-53   Lifted up Kenneth Clark, noted art historian, tells the story...

Vatican decides to open secret archives relating to Pope Pius XII’s...

VATICAN CITY -- Declaring that the Catholic Church is unafraid of history, Pope Francis announced that documents in the Vatican Secret Archives relating to...

Sister Marie-Paule Willem earns Lumen Christi Award for service to the...

CHICAGO -- Sister Marie-Paule Willem, a Franciscan Missionary of Mary, who has been serving the poor in the U.S. and around the world for...

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