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African Catholics urged to hold tight to faith, values in secular...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The African family, with its reverence of elders, sense of solidarity and community, and adherence to religious traditions has great...

Patience hailed as a virtue at African National Eucharistic Congress

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Practicing patience can be a great virtue, said Auxiliary Bishop Joseph N. Perry of Chicago in his homily at the...

Church’s teachings contribute to better society for all, says cardinal

WASHINGTON — The Catholic Church’s teachings on morals and social justice not only have a right to be heard in the public square, but...

Baltimore Mass June 21 to open U.S. bishops’ Fortnight for Freedom

WASHINGTON — "Witnesses to Freedom" is the theme of the U.S. bishops’ fifth annual Fortnight for Freedom, which opens June 21, the vigil of...

Villanova player’s winning basket doesn’t surprise his Catholic high’s coach

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON —When Kris Jenkins got the ball with the score tied in the final seconds of the NCAA men’s basketball championship game...

Priest-son celebrates Justice Scalia’s funeral Mass at National Shrine

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Just as many pilgrims are passing through the Holy Door at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate...

Social ministers are the face of God’s mercy, says bishop

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Sometimes addressing human needs means having the ability to recognize the unique suffering of women. Other times, it means being...

Bishop at March for Life Mass in D.C. calls for pro-lifers...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Bishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh urged Massgoers preparing to rally in Washington for the annual March for Life to...

Newborn left in a New York City manger a sign of...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A baby in a manger is proof enough for Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York that Americans can express...

Cardinal Wuerl, Biden among speakers at Georgetown interfaith peace forum

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Even though he wasn’t on the program, Vice President Joe Biden stole the show at a Georgetown University program promoting...

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