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With conditions, some dioceses begin first steps toward resuming Masses during...

WASHINGTON -- A handful of U.S. dioceses that have not celebrated Masses for roughly two months since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic have...

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, U.S. papal nuncio: ‘God’s presence in the world...

WASHINGTON -- Just like billions of people throughout the world, "the church was not prepared" for the coronavirus pandemic, said Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the...

In these changing times, Netflix and other media respond to demand...

WASHINGTON -- TV viewing has gone up this spring. For some reason. Even men who love to watch the sports that aren't being played or...

Cardinal Dolan on 60 Minutes: ‘Our faith needs to kick in’...

WASHINGTON -- Appearing on the CBS newsmagazine "60 Minutes," Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York said faith is key, even as people are...

No Mass means no offertory collection, which is a major hit...

WASHINGTON -- One byproduct of canceled Masses is no offertory collection. And a byproduct of no offertory collection is puncture wounds in the budgets...

It’s Erin ‘don’t’ go Bragh as St. Patrick’s Masses, events are...

WASHINGTON — If, as the bromide says, everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, what if there's no sign of St. Patrick's anywhere to...

Pew survey shows divide among religious believers over views about President...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump may be as divisive to religionists as he seems to be to other groups in American society, as indicated...

Anthony McCarten wrote ‘The Two Popes’ as a nonfiction book, then...

WASHINGTON -- Anthony McCarten is a double-dipper. Not that there's anything wrong with that. The Catholic writer first wrote a nonfiction book called "The Two...

Death penalty foes applaud message of new movie ‘Just Mercy,’ based...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The upcoming movie “Just Mercy” “has the potential to wake up out of a slumber the part of society that either...

Big push made for Mexican premiere of ‘Unplanned’ movie

WASHINGTON — For U.S. elections, candidates and political parties may develop something they call a “50-state strategy.” But for the Oct. 25 premiere in...

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