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California confession bill won't stop abuse, but threatens religious liberty, critics say

The appropriations committee of California's state senate will hold a hearing Thursday on a bill that would require priests to violate the seal of ...

Police search Dallas diocesan chancery

Police are conducting a search of Church premises in the Diocese of Dallas. Officers executed a warrant on the chancery offices at 7:30 am local time.

Francis affirms Catholic-Jewish dialogue

Pope Francis greeted an international group dedicated to Jewish-Catholic dialogue Wednesday, calling dialogue "the way better to understand one ...

Pope Francis: Christ liberates us from overwhelming evil

Pope Francis said Wednesday that Jesus gave humanity a precious gift on the cross -- liberation from evil.

Pope Francis names Bishop Baldacchino to lead Las Cruces diocese

Pope Francis Wednesday appointed Bishop Peter Baldacchino to head the Diocese of Las Cruces, New Mexico '" making him the first diocesan bishop ...

It's time to fight for holiness, Bishop Barron tells 2019 Catholic grads

Contemporary America is "mission territory," and young Catholics must step up to respond to the twin crises of Church corruption and increasing ...

'I was deeply moved and saddened'- How Polish bishops react to documentary on clerical abuse

Catholics bishops in Poland are responding to a new documentary that addresses clerical sexual abuse in the country.

Alabama Senate outlaws abortion, setting up Supreme Court Roe v. Wade challenge

The Alabama Senate approved a bill Thursday that will outlaw nearly all abortion in the state. The bill, which is expected to be signed by Gov. Kay ...