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Bishop Nelson Perez of Cleveland named by Pope Francis to succeed...

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia and has appointed Bishop Nelson J. Perez of Cleveland...

U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman asks Catholics to serve mothers in need

WASHINGTON — In marking the “sorrowful anniversary” Jan. 22 of the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing abortion nationwide, the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life...

Gifts of the Spirit: Understanding helps us see through God’s eyes

The gift of understanding, described in the Catechism of the Catholic Church, differs from wisdom (No. 1831). While wisdom desires to contemplate the things...

‘The end of a monastery’s life’: Poor Clares’ contemplative monastery in...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- As Christmas approached and 2019 came to a close, the Monastery of St. Clare in Tennessee quietly closed. An 88-year-old priest, Father...

Pope Francis: Gratitude to God should lead to hospitality, connection to...

VATICAN CITY -- Every Christian should be grateful for the gift of his or her baptism, and that gratitude should draw them together to...

USCCB’s ‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign slated for Jan....

WASHINGTON -- Catholics across the country are invited to take part in the 9 Days for Life is a novena for the protection of...

Archbishop Jose Gomez, USCCB president, urges nation to overcome racism that...

WASHINGTON — While the United States has “come a long way” in addressing racism and injustice, much more remains to be accomplished to achieve...

Pope Francis speaks to U.S. bishops about pro-life issues, transgender ideology

VATICAN CITY — Protecting human life is the “preeminent” social and political issue, Pope Francis said, and he asked the head of the U.S....

Archbishop Bernard Hebda: Church leaders need to be better listeners, remember...

ROME -- The Catholic Church needs leaders who are willing to listen, learn, be healed and to serve and proclaim boldly what God has...

Alex Trebek and wife, Jean, receive Fordham University Founders’ Award

LOS ANGELES -- "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek and his wife, Jean, received Fordham University's Founders' Award at a Jan. 7 reception in Los Angeles. According...

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