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U.S. Catholics' political leanings affect their approval ratings of pope

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- In the advent of Pope Francis' fifth anniversary in the papacy, a new Pew Research poll of U.S. Catholics shows...

Son's meeting with birth mother who nearly aborted him made into...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- David Scotton knew he had been adopted, but he didn't really know the circumstances behind it until his birth mother...

‘Politics for peace’ prompts question of what it would look like

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- When Pope Francis said, in the title of his 2017 World Day of Peace message, that he wanted to see...

Church inadequate in role against racism, Bishop Murry says

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The bishop who chairs the U.S. bishops' Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism gave a sobering assessment of U.S. Catholics'...

Cardinal Dolan says March for Life is akin to MLK’s fight...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was invoked by Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York in the cardinal's homily...

Laypeople integral to ‘the pre-eminent rights issue of our day’

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Building a culture of life is not solely the work of bishops and ordained clergy. Laypeople take the lead in diocesan...

Net neutrality matters in freedom of speech, other rights

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- After new Federal Communications Committee chair Ajit Pai announced his intentions in April to redo federal policy on net neutrality,...

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