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Living Our Faith — Sacrament series: Reconciliation

The sacrament of reconciliation isn't about God condemning us for our sins, nor is it about the priest; rather, it's an invitation to be healed...

A regular cleaning of your soul

As a child I always disliked going to the dentist. As an adult, I can't say I'm excited to go to the dentist, but...

Cardinal Cupich cites poor health care, no accountability in school shootings

WASHINGTON -- Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston called for prayers for the victims killed and injured in a pair of school shootings in...

Congo protests end in six deaths as new elections are demanded

KINSHASA, Congo -- Security forces in Congo violently dispersed protesters who were demanding that President Joseph Kabila hold fresh elections. A spokesman for the U.N....

The sacrament of the Eucharist: Church teaching and Scripture

"He said to them, 'I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer, for, I tell you, I shall not...

The body of Christ

It was Sunday morning in the village of Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala, and I was concelebrating Mass with the pastor. Almost all those at the Mass...

Living Our Faith: Sacrament Series — The Eucharist

Any discussion of the Eucharist as a sacrament has to address more than the reception of the Lord in Communion. It begins with understanding the...

Pope meets with survivors of clergy sex abuse in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Pope Francis met in private Jan. 16 with survivors of sexual abuse by Chilean clergy, a Vatican spokesman said, but his...

Allentown priests share ‘grandeur of God’ in Grand Canyon trip

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- The beauty of the great outdoors and the spirit of God that it exudes came into full view for three priests...

March for Life honors people who made ‘courageous choice to embrace...

WASHINGTON -- The Capital One Arena in Washington, which typically hosts professional basketball and hockey games and sold-out concerts, was filled with thousands of...

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