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In abnormal days, returning to Mass at church feels somewhat normal:...

Have you started going back to Mass yet? Recently I went to my first Mass in three months. I had been watching Masses livestreamed weekly,...

How difficult it is for those who have not experienced racism...

I'd be willing to bet that not many of us have watched a man die. Those of us who don't go to war or...

‘Do to others whatever you would have them do to you’...

I’ve been a bit puzzled about all the debate and outrage over wearing masks. I know some of it is weirdly ideological, but some...

In time of pandemic, we recognize how bravery resides in places...

It is always impressive to hear the stories of people who rush toward danger when others are fleeing. Remember Ventura County sheriff's Sgt. Ron...

Alleged apparitions of ‘Our Lady of America’ not of supernatural origin,...

WASHINGTON -- Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, and five other bishops have concluded that alleged apparitions of Our Lady of...

Finding reason to hope amid the pessimism: Greg Erlandson

My father-in-law, Joseph, was a wonderful guy. An immigrant who passionately loved America, he was hardworking, honest and thrifty. He had a laborer's hands...

U.S. bishops continue to deal with it, but crisis is not...

It has been a rough 18 months for the U.S. bishops. Much as they would like it to be over, some observers, including a...

Worried about kids and ghosts and goblins? Halloween is the least...

Sometimes kids can be way more sensible than grown-ups. When the "Harry Potter" series was all the rage (has it stopped being all the rage...

Understanding the emigrant’s brave choices

We talk a great deal in this country about immigration, too often in language that is hostile or fearful. What we don't talk about...

Survey says: Maybe more believe in the Real Presence than polls...

When Pope Francis recently said that every time we receive Communion, it should be like our first time, it reminded me of a friend's...

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