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Catholics in America will - and do - suffer for 'swimming against the tide'

Sep 12, 2014 - 12:01 pm .- Faithful Catholics will face increasing difficulties in American society as public life becomes more dominated by another “religion” that marginalizes the Church and imposes its own morality, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago has written.

Six months later, Sandy victims plod through recovery

May 3, 2013 - 05:04 pm .- Six months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Caribbean and hit the northeastern U.S., coastal community members continue to struggle through the difficult process of rebuilding their lives.

Elementary school massacre 'not part of God’s plan,' Newtown priest says

Dec 16, 2012 - 12:37 pm .- The motive behind the gunman whose Dec. 14 shooting rampage took the lives of 28 people, including 20 children, is not something that can be answered, Newtown’s local Catholic priest said.

Church leaders express prayers, condolences over Sandy Hook shooting

Dec 15, 2012 - 10:45 am .- Members of the Catholic hierarchy have expressed grief and sorrow over the Dec. 14 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. while offering prayers for victims and their families.

Catholic priests respond quickly to Conn. school shooting

Dec 14, 2012 - 12:04 pm .- Several priests of the Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport responded quickly to the mass murder of adults and schoolchildren at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school, rushing to the scene to comfort victims and their relatives.

New Romney ad reaches out to Catholic voters

Nov 6, 2012 - 03:05 am .- The Romney campaign released a new television ad on Nov. 4 to appeal to Catholic voters, citing the Obama administration's controversial HHS mandate.

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