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Making a Difference: U.S. bishops confront racism and call us to brotherhood

"See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God. Yet so we are." With these beautiful words from Scripture (1 ...

Tagle: Confront the 'stench of filth' caused by abuse

An expert on abuse prevention offered "practical suggestions" to participants at a Vatican summit on child sexual abuse on Thursday, while two ...

Sodalit founder expelled from congregation's community life

The founder of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae has been formally expelled from the group's community life, and forbidden from contacting any ...

Polish sex abuse victims meet Pope Francis, release abuse report

A Polish delegation of sex abuse victims and advocates met Pope Francis Wednesday, and presented the pope with a report documenting alleged clergy ...

Vermont bishop: Abortion bill tests limits of human brokenness

With a bill to legalize abortion for any reason until birth advancing in Vermont, the local Catholic bishop has stressed that defending unborn babies ...

Francis opens abuse summit with call for 'concrete measures'

At the start of the Vatican's sex abuse summit Thursday, Pope Francis pointed to expectations for the meeting to produce responsibility and concrete ...

Augustus Tolton one step closer to being first black American saint

A Vatican committee has unanimously voted to send the sainthood cause of Father Augustus Tolton, a former runaway slave and the first African ...

Dutch cathedral may be sold because of poor attendance, maintenance costs

St. Catherine's Cathedral in Utrecht is expected to be closed and sold due to an ongoing decrease in attendance, as the aging building has become ...

Nigerian Catholics brave persecution to remain steadfast in faith

Despite the constant threat of violence from Boko Haram terrorists, Catholics in Nigeria remain faithful to the Gospel, trusting God as they ...

Ohio doctor under investigation after dozens of patient overdose deaths

A doctor at a Catholic health system in Ohio has been fired after being accused of prescribing excessive doses of drugs to at least 30 ailing ...