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Sister Mary Scullion, who works with Philadelphia homeless, attends State of...

WASHINGTON — Mercy Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder and executive director of Project HOME, an organization that helps the homeless in Philadelphia, was one of...

Catholic college leaders examine ways to adapt to current challenges

WASHINGTON — Presidents and school officials from Catholic colleges and universities around the country kicked off their four-day meeting in Washington by looking squarely...

Supreme Court divided about religious schools in scholarship program

WASHINGTON — During oral arguments Jan. 22 about the constitutionality of excluding religious schools from a scholarship aid program, a divided Supreme Court seemed...

President Donald Trump issues new guidance on prayer in public schools...

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump announced his administration's new guidance on prayer in public schools during a Jan. 16 event in the Oval Office...

Imitate Pete Frates, ice bucket challenge inspiration, says priest

WASHINGTON — At a packed funeral Mass in Boston Dec. 13 for Pete Frates, whose battle with ALS helped propel the viral ice bucket...

Federal judge blocks scheduled executions of federal death-row inmates

WASHINGTON — A federal judge Nov. 20 temporarily blocked the executions of four federal death-row inmates scheduled for December and January, saying the lethal...

In health scare, Jeannie Gaffigan relied on combined dose of faith,...

WASHINGTON — Jeannie Gaffigan didn’t initially set out to write a book about having her brain tumor removed. It is a story that pretty much...

U.S. Bishops urged to heed Pope Francis’ call: Listen to and...

BALTIMORE -- The day after the U.S. bishops were encouraged at their Baltimore meeting to bring young people back to the church, they were...

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo closing term as USCCB president, asks bishops to...

BALTIMORE -- In his final address as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston told his fellow...

Sister Helen Prejean, Catholic leaders urge Texas governor Greg Abbott to...

WASHINGTON — Sister Helen Prejean, Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin, Texas, and the Catholic Mobilizing Network have been joined by celebrities such as...

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