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Mark Shields dies at 85; Catholic news commentator rarely held back

WASHINGTON — Political commentator Mark Shields, who died June 18 at age 85, often wore his Catholic faith on his sleeve in his columns,...

Due to immense market power, agricultural industry workers face greater risk...

WASHINGTON -- Farmworkers and farmers alike are at risk of being thrust into poverty and disease due to the market power of a concentrated...

Percentage of new white priests in United States are dropping, survey...

WASHINGTON — The annual report of new priests commissioned by the U.S. bishops shows that among those who responded, a shrinking number are white,...

Panel says listening is now seen as important part of a...

WASHINGTON — Not long after Pope Francis was elevated to the papacy in 2013, someone coined the term “Francis Factor” in an effort to...

Bill introduced in Congress aims to boost children’s safety online

WASHINGTON — In Washington, one doesn’t need to go bird-watching with binoculars to spot a rare creature. Instead, all one needs to do is...

Panel says ‘faithful agenda’ for 2022 means persevering through setbacks

WASHINGTON — People of faith looking to see their values reflected in their politics cannot give up in the face of legislative setbacks, said...

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...

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