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U.S. District Court judge in Maryland rules Catholic Relief Services must...

BALTIMORE   - A U.S. District Court judge in Maryland has ruled that Catholic Relief Services, the U.S. bishops' overseas relief and development agency, must...

Maryland couple credits Blessed Michael McGivney with saving husband dying of...

THOMASTON, Conn. -- It's miraculous Joseph and Megan Hermosillo were able to walk across the Thomaston Opera House stage together Aug. 13. Along with their...

Nicaraguan police take Bishop Rolando Álvarez in predawn raid; outspoken bishop’s...

Nicaraguan police burst into Matagalpa diocesan headquarters and removed an outspoken bishop who had been under house arrest for more than two weeks. Police raided...

Portland parish persists in troubled neighborhood: ‘If someday we are not...

PORTLAND, Ore. -- On warm nights, Father Paulinus Mangesho sleeps in a back room, lest stray bullets pierce the rectory walls. Immaculate Heart Church, one...

Idaho Supreme Court upholds state law banning most abortions

BOISE, Idaho (CNS) -- The Idaho Supreme Court Aug. 12 upheld a state law that bans abortion except in cases of rape, incest or...

Cardinal Ouellet among names of alleged abusers in class-action lawsuit against...

MONTREAL (CNS) -- Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Bishops, is named in a list of alleged abusers filed in support...

Sleeping in a gazebo, meeting generous strangers: Catholic couple reflects on...

First person account written by Renée Roden and James Murphy for Catholic News Service It was around 6 p.m. on a Monday night, and as...

Leadership Conference of Women Religious concludes assembly with focus on social...

ST. LOUIS -- With a focus on social justice, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious concluded its annual general assembly with an eye on...

Washington’s St. Anthony Catholic school vandalized twice in one week, principal...

WASHINGTON -- St. Anthony Catholic School in Northeast Washington has been vandalized twice in less than a week in what the principal of the...

Late-night adorers cherish quiet time with Eucharist

NEWPORT, Mich.   -- As Karen Flint pulls into the St. Charles Borromeo parking lot in Newport, it's pitch black, and the sun won't rise...

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