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Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. from World Health Organization ‘deeply regrettable,’...

WASHINGTON — The Catholic Health Association July 7 said it was “deeply regrettable” that President Donald Trump has formally withdrawn the U.S. from the...

Savannah Bishop-designate Stephen Parkes is brother of Bishop Gregory Parkes of...

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has appointed Father Stephen D. Parkes, a pastor in the Diocese of Orlando, Florida, as bishop of the Diocese of...

Retired Pope Benedict XVI follows his brother Georg Ratzinger’s funeral virtually

REGENSBURG, Germany -- Retired Pope Benedict XVI followed the funeral of his brother, Georg Ratzinger, via livestreaming, reported the German Catholic news agency KNA. Bishop...

Catholic University class shows how architectural workspace affects mental health

PHOENIX — Robin Puttock gave the students in her architecture class at the Catholic University of America in Washington an unusual assignment — to...

What Father Augustus Tolton might say about today’s racial injustices

CHICAGO — Father Augustus Tolton, the first identified Black priest ordained for the United States, would likely be disappointed by what he sees going...

Spike in COVID-19 cases prompts Diocese of Tucson Bishop Edward Weisenburger...

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Tucson Bishop Edward J. Weisenburger announced July 1 that state health officials have "strongly recommended" the suspension of public worship and...

Natural Family Planning celebrates ‘God’s design for married love and the...

WASHINGTON -- Natural Family Planning Awareness Week is slated for July 19-25 this year and has as its theme: "Live the truth and beauty...

Free online concert remembering St. John Paul II’s 100 birthday features...

WASHINGTON -- A concert honoring the centennial of St. John Paul II's birth is now available online. The concert, featuring some of the United States...

At St. Junipero Serra statue in Sacramento: ‘This act of vandalism...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- By defacing and toppling a statue of St. Junipero Serra in Sacramento, protesters may have meant "to draw attention to the...

‘Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship’ offers guidance, not directives

When facing a tough decision, it can be tempting to look for the comfort of having someone else tell us what to do. Turning to...

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