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Arson last year at California mission results in charges against homeless...

LOS ANGELES — Authorities announced charges against a suspected arsonist who investigators believe ignited an overnight fire that gutted much of Mission San Gabriel...

Mexico City metro collapse brings prayers from church leaders

MEXICO CITY — Mexican church leaders offered prayers for the victims of a metro line collapse that left at least 23 dead and more...

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone: Without protecting right to life, none...

SAN FRANCISCO -- A pastoral letter issued May 1 by San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone focuses on the unborn, Communion and Catholics in...

Bishop-designate James Golka excited to share faith’s ‘true beauty’ in Colorado...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Driving into Colorado Springs from Grand Island, Nebraska, for his introduction to the diocese, Bishop-designate James R. Golka was struck...

Pope Francis urges altar servers to be signs of faith to...

FATIMA, Portugal -- Being an altar server should be a "profession of faith" to the entire parish community, Pope Francis told young men and...

Mixed emotions about ‘spiritual motherhood’ and caring for children not your...

"Stand up," my husband nudged me. I gritted my teeth and stood in my pew. It was Mother's Day, the annual "blessing of all the...

Catholic labor advocate Clayton Sinyai rallies behind effort to raise minimum...

WASHINGTON -- A Catholic labor advocate welcomed President Joe Biden's executive order to raise the minimum wage paid by federal contractors to $15 an...

From the Carmelite Nuns: St. Joseph has never failed to be...

St. Joseph is no stranger to Carmel! He is the protector of our order. As our holy mother St. Teresa of Avila once wrote: "I...

Ukrainian Bishop Stanislav Szyrokoradiuk says Russian troops instilling fear in border...

A Catholic bishop from eastern Ukraine said tensions remain high despite an announced withdrawal of Russian forces. "Nothing has changed -- the great bulk of...

Wisconsin Department of Justice will investigate cases of abuse by clergy...

MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin Department of Justice is opening a statewide investigation of abuse by clergy and faith leaders within the state's five...

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