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USCCB president explains how planned discussion on Eucharist was set

By Dennis Sadowski (CNS) After receiving an unprecedented letter from 67 bishops appealing for a delay in a discussion during the bishops’ upcoming spring general...

Catholic college graduations, like the academic year, have made changes

By Carol Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic college graduation ceremonies — like everything else this past year — look different. But they are primarily happening...

Seminaries begin committing to sexual misconduct policy benchmarks

By Dennis Sadowski CLEVELAND (CNS) — Fifteen seminaries have committed to meeting five sexual misconduct policy benchmarks developed by a group of laypeople, seminary leaders and...

Washington cardinal leads worldwide rosary for end to COVID-19 pandemic

By Richard Szczepanowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory led a recitation of rosary May 17, imploring Mary to “entrust to her Son”...

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

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...

National Shrine to host May 17 worldwide praying of the Rosary

By Richard Szczepanowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will host a recitation of the rosary on Monday,...

Facing death, priest turns his farewell into teachable moment

By Liz Chandler MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. (CNS) — As dusk fell April 29, nurses pushed Father Michael Kottar in his wheelchair just outside a North...

First Communion recipient overcomes obstacle, gives hope to others

By Janet Jones COLUMBUS, Texas (CNS) — Carson Crosby, a student at St. Anthony Catholic School in Columbus who received his first Communion this spring,...

San Francisco archbishop examines abortion, Communion in pastoral letter

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) — A pastoral letter issued May 1 by San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone focuses on the unborn, Communion and Catholics...

Catholic doctor weighs in on COVID-19 vaccines for children

By Katie Scott PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) — After a year of painful pandemic milestones, the United States has reached a hopeful statistic. As of May...
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