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Legendary Georgetown University basketball coach, Hall of Famer John Thompson, dies...

WASHINGTON -- John Thompson, the Hall of Fame college basketball coach who guided Georgetown University in Washington to a national championship in 1984, died...

Campaigning during a pandemic narrows the path for those wanting to...

WASHINGTON -- A whistle-stop tour? How quaint. A pledge to visit all 50 states between now and the election? Dream on. Press the flesh? Nope, not...

Most Catholic universities, colleges sidelining 2020 fall sports

WASHINGTON — Most Catholic colleges and universities are no different from their private and state-supported counterparts when it comes to athletic teams for the...

Regis Philbin dies; Catholic TV host logged Guinness World Record 17,000-plus...

WASHINGTON -- Regis Philbin, the Catholic talk- and game-show host whose career in television spanned six decades, died July 24 at age 88 of...

Extraordinary times in Ordinary Time: Public Masses amid a pandemic

WASHINGTON -- To resume public Masses during the coronavirus pandemic, dioceses have issued guidelines to be followed by parishes. The Archdiocese of Washington's series...

Access to broadband may be one of the defining issues of...

WASHINGTON — About 25 years ago, the World Wide Web was becoming a “thing.” By the time of the new millennium, growing numbers of...

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...

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