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Aug 30, 2017 - 03:01 am .- As the opioid addiction crisis rises to the threshold of a national emergency, the story of a little-known Catholic saint from the early 20th century is offering hope to those devastated by it.
Aug 30, 2017 - 12:03 am .- The vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has called for a special nationwide collection in upcoming weeks to aid victims and dioceses affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Aug 29, 2017 - 04:29 pm .- President Donald Trump’s promise to treat undocumented minors with “great heart” needs to be reflected in policy that gives them legal protection, not deportation, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles has said.
Aug 29, 2017 - 12:03 pm .- While lawyers defending the practice of female genital mutilation claim that it is protected by religious freedom rights, one leading religious liberty advocate insists that it must be condemned as a human rights violation.
Aug 29, 2017 - 03:01 am .- Parents are concerned after a California Catholic school has removed several religious statues from its campus in an effort to be more inclusive of other faiths.
Aug 29, 2017 - 12:04 am .- The number of seminarians at Philadelphia's St. Charles Borromeo Seminary is on the rise, and rector Bishop Timothy Senior says Pope Francis' visit has been a positive influence on the seminarians.
Aug 28, 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.  
Aug 27, 2017 - 09:38 pm .- The damage done by Hurricane Harvey is a cause for prayer and preparation to help the storm’s victims, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has said.
Aug 27, 2017 - 05:06 am .- In an executive order issued Aug. 25, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster directed state agencies to stop funding abortion clinics including Planned Parenthood.  
Aug 26, 2017 - 12:07 pm .- The arrival of Hurricane Harvey in Texas is a time for prayer, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston has said.
Aug 25, 2017 - 04:35 pm .- As Hurricane Harvey approached, the Bishop of Corpus Christi was preparing to ride out the storm. He urged the country to remember that many people are forced to stay, especially the poorest.
Aug 24, 2017 - 10:08 pm .- Parochial schools are better at their task than public schools, say respondents to a survey of Americans’ attitudes towards varieties of schooling.
Aug 24, 2017 - 05:18 pm .- A Christian photographer who declines clients because she does not believe in same-sex marriage cannot be sued under certain anti-discrimination laws on the ground she does not run a storefront, a Wisconsin court has said.
Aug 24, 2017 - 04:38 pm .- The Archbishop of Atlanta said this week that racism must be solved through encounter, and stressed that ignorance is the fuel to bigotry and hate speech, which he likened to a type of pornography.
Aug 24, 2017 - 04:23 pm .- Lawyers for the Little Sisters of the Poor said it’s time for the Trump administration to admit that the Obama-era contraception mandate is unconstitutional and provide the sisters relief.
Aug 24, 2017 - 06:04 am .- A governor’s decision to stay the imminent execution of a death row inmate following claims of new evidence has drawn praise from the Missouri Catholic Conference.
Aug 24, 2017 - 03:02 am .- People are probably familiar with white supremacist groups like neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan – both of which made an appearance at the violent rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia that shocked the nation and the world.
Aug 23, 2017 - 09:54 am .- In the wake of the recent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, the U.S. bishops have announced that they are establishing a new Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism.
Aug 23, 2017 - 06:04 am .- A recent trip to Iraq drove home the perilous state of Christians and Yazidis there, a former US Congressman from Virginia has recounted in a new report.
Aug 23, 2017 - 03:02 am .- Catholic bishops from around the country recently condemned the white nationalism at rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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