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Supreme Court says government can detain some immigrants indefinitely

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Feb. 27 that some immigrants detained by the government can be held indefinitely. In the 5-3 ruling, with...

Pope, cardinal advisers studying regional tribunals for abuse cases

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis and his international Council of Cardinals discussed the possibility of establishing regional tribunals around the world that...

Bishop George Thomas named to Las Vegas, replacing Bishop Joseph Pepe

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Joseph A. Pepe, 75, from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Las Vegas,...

Vatican officials named by Pope Francis as apostolic nuncios

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis named two longtime Vatican officials as apostolic nuncios and elevated both to the rank of archbishop. The Vatican announced...

Living Our Faith: Lenten Series – Sacrifice

As followers of Christ, we have a call to make the world a holier place in the image of our Savior, who made the ultimate...

Chileans speak to Vatican team investigating cover-up charges

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chilean clergy sex abuse victims gave testimony to a Vatican team sent to investigate charges that church officials covered up the...

Bon Secours Health System, Mercy Health announce plan to merge

MARRIOTTSVILLE, Md. -- Maryland-based Bon Secours Health System and Mercy Health, with headquarters in Ohio, plan to merge by the end of the year,...

Rev. Graham recalled for deep faith, invitation to all to know...

WASHINGTON -- The Rev. Billy Graham was "a preacher of God's word not only in his sermons, but also in the very life he...

Late Billy Graham admired by most Americans, polls showed

MONTREAT, N.C. -- The Rev. Billy Graham, a fiery Baptist preacher who was easily the most famous evangelist of the 20th century and for...

Parkland students arrive in Florida capital, urge action on gun reform

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- About 100 students from Parkland arrived in Tallahassee the evening of Feb. 20, highly motivated to press their state lawmakers in...

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