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Cardinal Ladaria cautions U.S. bishops on politicians and Communion

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By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has urged the U.S. bishops to proceed with caution in...

COVID-19 is a ‘New World’ for Priests, Ministers Caring for Sick...

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By: Andy Telli NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) — Providing pastoral care for the sick and homebound during the COVID-19 pandemic is a challenge for priests, deacons and...

Bishop Pilla dies at 88; he led Church efforts to unify...

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By Dennis Sadowski CLEVELAND (CNS) — Retired Bishop Anthony M. Pilla of Cleveland, who led initiatives to bring diverse communities together to overcome poverty, racism...

Bishops: Getting COVID-19 Vaccine is ‘Act of Charity,’ Supports the Common...

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By Julie Asher WASHINGTON (CNS) — The “gravity” of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and “the lack of availability of alternative vaccines,” are “sufficiently serious” reasons...

Keep Fighting, Pro-Life Advocates Told in Virtual March for Life

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By Carol Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — Although the 2021 March for Life was far different from the previous 47 annual marches to protest the Supreme...

Supreme Court rules in favor of Catholic agency in foster case

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By Carol Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a unanimous decision June 17, the Supreme Court said that a Catholic social service agency should not have...

Children’s Book Chronicling Saints’ Lives Shows They Were ‘Relentlessly Human’

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By  George P. Matysek Jr. BALTIMORE (CNS) — Serenely peering out from stained-glass or standing atop pedestals while piously presenting the instruments of their martyrdom,...

Face Masks Deemed Expression of Faith that Deepens Safety Precaution

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By: Chaz Muth LEWES, Del. (CNS) — When Father Brian S. Lewis walked into St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Lewes to celebrate Mass...

Hope Can Overcome the Most Painful Experiences, Msgr. Bransfield Tells USCCB

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By Dennis Sadowski CLEVELAND (CNS) — Suffering, physical or otherwise, “never cancels hope” no matter the circumstances, Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield told the bishops gathered...

Some Parish Fish Fries Switch Gears to Go Curbside This Lent

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By Barb Umberger ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Parish fish fries, which are a traditional Lenten staple, have changed course this year in Minnesota due...
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