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To the Editor: In a story in the May 15 issue, “U.N. Committee Asks About Clergy Sex Abuse,” the leaders of the Church feel it incumbent to acquiesce to the United Nations on a … more
A common sight on televised sporting events is the "Jn 3:16" sign. You see it held aloft in the crowd behind home plate or waving beside the "Go Big Red" placard in the end zone. more
Beams of light depicting the former Twin Towers of the World Train Center illuminate the Manhattan skyline in honor of all who perished in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. This year marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 assault that claimed nearly 3,000 lives in New York, Washington, D.C. and rural Shanksville, Pa. more
Sister Marie Claude Naddaf, provincial leader of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd for Lebanon and Syria, is still shaken by what she witnessed visiting Irbil, Iraq. more
The canonization cause of Archbishop Fulton Sheen has been suspended indefinitely, according to a statement from the Diocese of Peoria, Ill., where the archbishop was born and ordained to the priesthood. more
The wisdom of “It takes a village to raise a child” has been lost as kids are either overprotected by permissive parents or neglected, Pope Francis said. more
Pope Francis sent a letter of condolence to the family a Steven Sotloff, the second U.S. journalist slain this summer by ISIS, also known as Islamic State. more
The federal government is pursuing its case against the Little Sisters of the Poor in an attempt to get the religious order to comply with newly issued interim rules regarding the Department of Health and Human Services’ contraception mandate under the Affordable Care Act. more
War is just “senseless slaughter” and should never be seen as inevitable or a done deal, Pope Francis said. more
When a mother has a birthday, children send their greetings and love, so make sure to do the same thing on the feast of the Nativity of Mary, Pope Francis said. more
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