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In Myanmar, nun blocks path of troops, implores: “Don’t shoot, don’t...

YANGON, Myanmar  -- Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon called for patience and tolerance on a day when at least 18 anti-coup protesters were shot...

In talks about racial justice, communication can pave path toward communion

Memory is a treasury of answers. Often I find there a nugget of truth placed in my experience in the past that helps me...

We stand on the shoulders of giants and flawed, sinful people...

When my old grandmother visited Virginia in the late 1960s, it was her first trip back since her family had migrated to the Midwest...

Racism needs ‘honest discussion,’ not destruction, says San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore...

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco's archbishop said June 20 the "toppling and defacing" of a statue of St. Junipero Serra and other statues in...

Scholarship honors Indianapolis Catholic Chris Beaty who gave up life to...

INDIANAPOLIS -- When someone was considering which high school to attend, Chris Beaty never wavered from his belief the choice should be Cathedral High...

Hong Kong bishop urges independent inquiry into student’s death

HONG KONG — A bishop is calling on the Hong Kong government to set up an independent inquiry into the death of a student...

Hong Kong bishop reminds people that all involved in protests are...

HONG KONG — As demonstrations pitting pro-government groups against pro-democracy protesters continue, a bishop urged Catholics to pray for the realization that all are...

St. Louis archbishop calls for peace after verdict, asks community to...

Catholic News Service ST. LOUIS — Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis called for peace following a not guilty verdict in the trial of...

‘Black mass’ outcry leads to cancellation at Harvard, prayers

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A Harvard University student group’s plan to conduct a satanic ritual "black mass" May 12 on campus brought a public outcry,...

Pope calls for peace and dialogue in Venezuela

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis called for an immediate end to violence in Venezuela, urging the government and citizens to begin talks and work...

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