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Sep 19, 2016 - 02:10 pm .- The legacy of Mother Angelica, the Poor Clare nun who founded Catholic cable channel EWTN, continues to live on in those who watched her or worked with her.
Sep 18, 2016 - 04:22 pm .- Coming in 2017, families in Northern Colorado will have the option to send their children to a Catholic elementary school through a new regional, classical academy in Thornton.
Sep 18, 2016 - 01:50 pm .- Nadia Murad, a young Yazidi woman who escaped ISIS captivity after her family was slaughtered, has been named a new U.N. Goodwill Ambassador and has been nominated for both a Nobel Peace Prize and as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2016.  
Sep 17, 2016 - 03:20 pm .- Catholic advocates are praising the U.S. for hosting an international refugee summit, but insist the administration can do more to address an unprecedented global refugee crisis.
Sep 17, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Divorced Catholics who have remarried civilly are welcome to seek reconciliation with the Church, but they need to be sure they're following the right path, some Catholic bishops of Canada have said in new guidelines.
Sep 16, 2016 - 02:38 pm .- A portion of Old Leeds Road in Irondale, Alabama, which is home to the EWTN Global Catholic Network, is being officially renamed to honor Mother Angelica, the foundress of the Catholic media network.
Sep 16, 2016 - 03:02 am .- A new Catholic university has announced the launch of their Masters of Sacred Art degree program, which is available online.
Sep 15, 2016 - 05:33 pm .- Centuries-old relics and artifacts of St. Thomas More will be coming to the U.S. for the first time in an exhibit that curators hope will evangelize today’s faithful.
Sep 15, 2016 - 04:19 pm .- The 2016 presidential elections are particularly bad in the eyes of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia. He says they show the failures of American society and the need for Christians to be a different people.
Sep 15, 2016 - 06:04 am .- If the U.S. uses its moral authority' to pressure Vietnam on human rights issues, the southeast Asian country will change for the better, religious freedom advocates maintained at a conference on Monday.
Sep 15, 2016 - 03:04 am .- Most people know Jim Henson as the man who brought the world the beloved comedic puppet characters known as the Muppets: Kermit the Frog, his on-again, off-again diva girlfriend Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and Big Bird, to name just a few.
Sep 14, 2016 - 03:32 pm .- After the chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights called current appeals to religious freedom “hypocrisy,” one archbishop rebuked his statement as “reckless” and ignorant.
Sep 14, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Catholic Twitter has been catfished.
Sep 14, 2016 - 03:01 am .- After a dissenting Catholic group recently circulated an ad campaign promoting publicly funded abortions, bishops have fired back by reaffirming the Catholic Church’s teaching against abortion and reiterating the value of every human being.
Sep 14, 2016 - 12:02 am .- A Catholic high school in New Jersey has denied a transgendered student admission after recognizing it would be unable to meet certain accommodations requested by the student and the student’s parents.
Sep 13, 2016 - 08:02 pm .- If it hopes to bring peace to racial tensions in the U.S., the Catholic Church must be more present in troubled communities and unite with other faiths in doing so, bishops insisted.
Sep 13, 2016 - 04:56 pm .- Soon after Democratic vice-presidential candidate Tim Kaine suggested the Catholic Church would change on same-sex marriage, the Bishop of Richmond has said Catholic teaching on marriage is constant.
Sep 12, 2016 - 05:37 pm .- Christians can’t be second-class citizens if they are to remain in the Middle East, and the next United States administration will need to stand up for their rights, the head of the Knights of Columbus has said.
Sep 12, 2016 - 02:50 pm .- The United States government has an opportunity to end its legal battle with the Little Sisters of the Poor and the administration must “seize that opportunity,” legal experts are maintaining.
Sep 11, 2016 - 04:50 pm .- Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, a Catholic who is currently the junior Virginia senator, said on Saturday that he thinks the Church will eventually drop its opposition to same-sex marriage.

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