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May 3, 2017 - 12:02 pm .- On September 11, 2001, Justine Cuccia was nine months pregnant when she watched in horror as two hijacked planes crash into the World Trade Center buildings in New York City.
May 3, 2017 - 11:28 am .- College educated Christians are more likely to be churchgoers than their less educated counterparts, and seem to show about the same level of religious commitment as other American Christians, a survey says.
May 3, 2017 - 06:02 am .- A breakaway Catholic group is in the news for attempting to ordain a woman as a Catholic priest at a non-denominational church in North Carolina.
May 2, 2017 - 05:33 pm .- At a Mass on Tuesday, the archbishop of Washington, D.C. thanked law enforcement officers and first responders for putting themselves in harm’s way for the betterment of society.
May 2, 2017 - 05:24 pm .- The historical legacy of Christopher Columbus is tarred by bad history in the quest to change Columbus Day, according to a researcher who has focused on Columbus’ religious motives for exploration.
May 2, 2017 - 03:26 pm .- A massive spending package to be voted on by Congress has drawn applause for continuing foreign aid spending, but also concern at its proposal to keep funding Planned Parenthood.
May 2, 2017 - 12:06 pm .- Relics of St. Padre Pio will soon be touring the United States, with stops at a number of dioceses during a two-part tour later this year.  
May 2, 2017 - 06:02 am .- Despite Sudan's recent compliance with U.S. guidelines, one expert thinks there's not enough information to warrant a complete removal of sanctions against the country.  
May 1, 2017 - 06:29 pm .- One day before the May 13 celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, a statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be visiting the United Nations.
May 1, 2017 - 04:30 pm .- More than 50 members of Congress have written President Donald Trump asking for a broad executive order that protects religious freedom.
May 1, 2017 - 02:57 pm .- On Saturday night, parishioners of St. John the Evangelist church in Emory, Texas received the horrifying news that a tornado was heading in the direction of their church.
May 1, 2017 - 10:59 am .- In a deeply emotional speech in New York, award winning actress Blake Lively shone a spotlight on the crisis of child pornography, calling for greater awareness and resources to fight the epidemic.
Apr 29, 2017 - 05:27 am .- Catholic leaders have found cause for both praise and concern after the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency.
Apr 28, 2017 - 03:23 pm .- On Friday, President Donald Trump announced his intention to appoint prominent pro-life legislative activist Charmaine Yoest as the new assistant secretary for public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services.
Apr 28, 2017 - 12:10 pm .- An advisor to the White House rejected recent concerns that the Trump administration supports the controversial HHS mandate, saying it is simply a matter of timing in finding a “litigation-proof” alternative.  
Apr 28, 2017 - 11:33 am .- As Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in eight days, Catholics offered prayers for the prisoners, the victims, and their families, saying the executions have diminished the whole society.
Apr 28, 2017 - 12:08 am .- The Bishop of Salt Lake city has urged Utah's Catholics to be steeped in Catholic identity and to sow the Gospel’s seed within the community, leaving their comfort zone behind.
Apr 27, 2017 - 05:01 pm .- A leading U.S. bishop expressed grave concerns Thursday about a revised health care bill which the House may vote on within days.
Apr 27, 2017 - 04:07 pm .- We mark two forgotten anniversaries in 2017.
Apr 27, 2017 - 03:43 pm .- The U.S. government needs to be continually equipped to fight the scourge of human trafficking in new and effective ways, said members of Congress introducing an anti-trafficking bill on Thursday.

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