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March supporters lauded for ‘value of every human life’

WASHINGTON -- In a message of support for the March for Life in Washington, a Vatican official praised "the tens of thousands" of participants...

Mudslide victims need ‘consolation of God’s love’

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Amid tragedies such as the devastating mudslides in Southern California and the horrific wildfires that preceded them, "we want to...

St. Mary’s designated ‘minor basilica’ in Arlington diocese

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments declared St. Mary Church in Alexandria a minor basilica, Bishop Michael F....

Coming back to faith: Confirmed in college

If there was anything that I did not anticipate doing during my freshman year of college, it was receiving the sacrament of confirmation. As...

Confirmation strengthens our identity as children of God

The sacrament of confirmation is perhaps the most mysterious of all the sacraments. Many Christians find it difficult to understand what benefit it brings....

Living Our Faith: Sacrament series — Confirmation

In confirmation, the Holy Spirit strengthens us in our identity as children of God, imparting an "apostolic" character, which associates us with the active mission...

USCCB president: ‘Active love’ needed to further Rev. King’s legacy

WASHINGTON   -- The federal holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is "an important time to recommit ourselves to the Gospel message...

Mass offers mothers, families solace after infant loss and miscarriage

HOUSTON (CNS) -- Reeling from the loss of a second child, Stephanie Regitz and husband Matt stopped to consider their family's future. "Are we...

Catholic schools play prominent role in shaping future leadership

Millions of Catholics in the United States were educated in Catholic schools during the past two centuries. It is no secret that such education...

‘Family Rosary Across America’ debuts on national radio Jan. 15

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Starting Jan. 15, a new live interactive program debuts on Relevant Radio aimed at bringing together people across the United...

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