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U.S. Catholics prepare for 9 Days for Life campaign

WASHINGTON — Each year the Octave Day of Christmas falls on the first day of the New Year, on which Catholics also celebrate the solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, […]

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Keep bringing Christ to others, archbishop tells SEEK conference attendees

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila described the 17,000 mostly college students attending SEEK2019 in Indianapolis as “a great sign of hope for the Church, that the Church […]

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Robots, AI: Papal academy decodes newest pro-life challenges

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Even though today’s modern tools and technologies are hardly human, the Pontifical Academy for Life is zeroing in on the world of robots and machines powered […]

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Pope to U.S. bishops: Abuse crisis requires conversion, humility

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The clerical abuse crisis and the “crisis of credibility” it created for the U.S. bishops have led to serious divisions within the U.S. Church and to […]

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Young adults leaving Church start down that path at age 13

By Nicholas Wolfram Smith SANTA CLARA, Calif. (CNS) — To find Catholics who have left the Church, start looking at the faces in the pews, according to a recent report. […]

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Immigration battles continue in 2019

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The year 2018 may have come to an end but the battles on the immigration front promise to continue well into 2019 and beyond. “On immigration, there […]

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Spanish Mass in U.S. receives new translation

MISHAWAKA — Sunday, Dec. 2, marked the first Sunday of Advent and a new year in the Church calendar. For the Catholic Church in the United States, something else was new […]

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U.S. bishops move to address allegations of abuse, claims of cover-up

WASHINGTON (CNS) — 2018 will no doubt be remembered as a dark time for the U.S. Catholic Church. Catholics felt betrayed by Church leaders accused of sexual misconduct and cover-up […]

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Big decisions, bench changes for U.S. Supreme Court this year

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Supreme Court’s past year will probably be remembered more for the shakeup at the bench than for specific rulings. In early July when President Donald Trump […]

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News Briefs: December 23, 2018

Filmmaker’s ‘Camino’ documentary finally finds home on PBS WASHINGTON (CNS) — What a long, strange trip it’s been. Not walking the 500 miles in a pilgrimage from southern France to […]

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Venerating Cure d’Ars’ relic can help Church ‘heal,’ says head of Knights

By Richard Szczepanowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — The incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney, the patron saint of parish priests, “reminds us God uses instruments to be ministers of his grace and […]

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Woman who once assisted with abortions to address March for Life

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Abby Johnson, who early in her career assisted in carrying out abortions, will be among the speakers during the 2019 March for Life rally Jan. 18 on […]