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Anoint your head and wash your face

On Ash Wednesday, it's not hard to identify Catholics. The smudge of ashes in the shape of a cross on their foreheads is a...

Living Our Faith: Lent begins: Ash Wednesday

A great many Christians enter Lent with the firm intention of praying in a more committed way and a conviction that prayer will open a...

Cardinal Cupich: Pope’s view of faith calls for changing underlying ideas

CAMBRIDGE, England (CNS) -- Pope Francis is inviting Catholics to take a more holistic approach to their faith, and that requires a change in...

Acts of love, courage signs of God’s grace in U.S., Trump...

WASHINGTON -- Acts of love, courage and sacrifice by first responders, parents and children alike are hallmarks of a country that is rooted in...

ForYourMarriage.org now mobile-responsive in time for National Marriage Week

WASHINGTON -- On the first day of National Marriage Week Feb. 7-14, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced the launch of a new...

Two priests killed in Mexico in region dominated by drug trade

MEXICO CITY -- Two priests were gunned down as they returned from Candlemas celebrations in a corner of Mexico rife with drug cartel violence...

Living Our Faith: Sacrament Series – Anointing of the Sick

The sacrament of anointing of the sick -- sometimes called the sacrament of the sick -- continues the healing work of Jesus. The sacrament is...

Pro-Life in Wisconsin: ‘We’re called to be that model’

MADISON, Wis. -- Rain or shine, life is precious and a gift from God. More than 500 people were probably reflecting on that as they...

Donnie Jones: From Catholic school all-star to Super Bowl punter

MINNEAPOLIS -- Philadelphia Eagles punter Donnie Jones understands how rarely a chance to play in the Super Bowl comes around. "I've only been once in...

Nun in Florida rewarded with trip to see beloved Philadelphia Eagles

MIAMI (CNS) -- Step into the principal's office at Epiphany School in Miami, and you'll think you've entered a shrine for the Philadelphia Eagles. And...

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