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Jan 11, 2017 - 06:09 am .- On the night of Jan. 4, Nathan Leonhardt was locking up the Cathedral of St. Paul in Minneapolis when he found something extraordinary.
Jan 11, 2017 - 03:38 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis issued strong words against worshipping idols, cautioning against the false hope that beauty, wealth and power can give, but which lead a person to trust in empty promises rather than in the Lord.
Jan 11, 2017 - 03:04 am .- A Catholic hospital faces an anti-discrimination lawsuit for cancelling a surgery to remove a uterus from a female who identifies as a man. The surgery was meant to treat gender dysphoria.
Jan 11, 2017 - 12:04 am .- Catholics should be working to create a “culture of encounter” that shows charity and empathy to immigrants, said leaders of the U.S. bishops in a message this week.  
Jan 10, 2017 - 09:08 pm .- The Dominicans have posted on their social media a greeting for the 110th birthday of Sister Marie Bernadette, “the oldest Dominican sister in the world.”
Jan 10, 2017 - 05:22 pm .- As a new Senate report alleges that the advertising site Backpage.com covered for child sex traffickers, Backpage defends its record of working with law enforcement against trafficking.
Jan 10, 2017 - 04:46 pm .- Archbishop emeritus Patricio Fernandez Flores of San Antonio died Monday at the age of 87, prompting many to remember his role in supporting Mexican-American and Latino Catholics.
Jan 10, 2017 - 03:00 pm .- Pope Francis warned against the destruction of clericalism in his Jan. 10 homily, stressing that humility was power behind Christ’s authority.
Jan 10, 2017 - 12:10 pm .- After nearly 100 inmates died in gang-related riots at prisons in northern Brazil through Jan. 8, Church officials in the country have recommitted themselves to assisting in the rehabilitation of prisoners and parolees.
Jan 10, 2017 - 08:45 am .- On Tuesday the Vatican announced the appointment of Filipino-born Bishop Oscar A. Solis, currently an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, as the new head of the Diocese of Salt Lake City.
Jan 10, 2017 - 06:03 am .- A Somali couple with three children is seeking a new life in Minnesota thanks to a Catholic Charities’ resettlement program that cites a Christian imperative for its work.
Jan 10, 2017 - 05:01 am .- A project to end the drug scourge in Uruguay has drawn inspiration from the recently canonized parents of the “Little Flower” Saint Therese of Lisieux.
Jan 10, 2017 - 03:01 am .- With a recent gift of more than 600 handmade leather manuscripts, the Catholic University of America is now home to one of the most important collections of Ethiopian religious manuscripts in the United States.
Jan 10, 2017 - 12:02 am .- You may not have heard of it, but a group of members in Congress advocates for public prayer and religious freedom amid some of the most pressing concerns to people of religious belief today.
Jan 9, 2017 - 09:44 pm .- Religious freedom continues to enjoy strong backing from most Americans, a new survey says.
Jan 9, 2017 - 04:04 pm .- Pope Francis has decided to begin 2017 in much the same way as he did last year: praying for Christian unity.
Jan 9, 2017 - 03:27 pm .- It’s not every day that 13,000 college students come together to pray, participate in the sacraments, and learn more about their faith.
Jan 9, 2017 - 12:16 pm .- The Vatican’s doctrinal head has challenged several cardinals' public questioning of the doctrinal validity of Amoris laetitia, saying the document is “very clear” on doctrine, and that making the discussion public is harmful to the Church.
Jan 9, 2017 - 04:29 am .- Following a year marred by war and terrorism, Pope Francis told diplomats Monday that for 2017, peace has to be more than just an idea or a nice theory, but must be actively pursued with concrete policies aimed at promoting the common good and the dignity of the human person.
Jan 8, 2017 - 04:25 pm .- Archbishop Erio Castellucci has a response to those who think the devil is not real: “they’re mistaken.”

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