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Dallas charter marks 20th anniversary, but SNAP disputes assessment

WASHINGTON — An essay by Kathleen McChesney on the impact of the U.S. bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People drew...

Remembering Sidney Poitier, and the mark he left while making himself...

WASHINGTON -- For someone who was raised Catholic, Sidney Poitier left a mark on the Catholic world. Much of it has to do with his...

Pope Francis issues condolences to families of the Bronx fire that...

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis issued condolences to families of those killed in an apartment building blaze in the Bronx that killed 17 people, including...

National Bobblehead Hall of Fame creates Jesus bobbleheads

WASHINGTON -- In the world of business, sometimes the trinitarian formula isn't followed precisely. In this instance, it's not one God in three persons, but...

U.S. bishops’ longtime foreign policy adviser Tom Quigley dies at 91

WASHINGTON — Thomas J. Quigley, who worked for 45 years in service to the U.S. bishops, mostly in the realm of foreign policy, died...

Most don’t see religious exemptions to COVID vaccine as valid, survey...

WASHINGTON — A poll released Dec. 9 showed a strong majority of Americans don’t see the reasons for a religious exemption to the coronavirus...

Pew poll shows Pope Francis’ popularity in United States remains virtually...

WASHINGTON — The percentage of Catholic Americans who viewed Pope Francis favorably in September differs little, if at all, from the results of a...

Money spent on war on terror prompts thoughts of what might...

WASHINGTON — Some people consider the $3.5 trillion infrastructure proposal being proposed by congressional Democrats a huge chunk of change. But it pales compared to...

Media literacy experts say containing ‘the fire hose’ of TV, internet,...

WASHINGTON -- How many hours are you interacting with media each day? It may be more than you think. It's one thing to surf the...

Richard Trumka, career as U.S. labor leader shaped by his Catholic...

WASHINGTON -- Richard Trumka, 72, president of the AFL-CIO since 2009 and the labor federation's secretary-treasurer for 14 years before that, died Aug. 5...

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