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Nov 9, 2017 - 03:24 pm .- Facebook headquarters might be a surprising place to find a Catholic bishop giving a talk.
Nov 9, 2017 - 05:57 am .- When Brother Jim Peterson, OFM Cap., was in middle school and high school, he felt like every time someone prayed for vocations, they were praying for him.
Nov 9, 2017 - 03:08 am .- Next week, the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., will open a 3D virtual tour of the Holy Sepulchre, the site of Jesus’ tomb.
Nov 8, 2017 - 05:02 pm .- Pro-life health care workers and institutions need stronger legal protections from pressure to help provide abortions, backers of proposed federal legislation have said.
Nov 8, 2017 - 04:00 pm .- Priests must uphold the lifelong covenant of marriage as “a message of liberation, even when it’s difficult,” Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia told a gathering of Filipino-American clergy.
Nov 8, 2017 - 09:39 am .- The National Catholic Register is turning 90 this year, an anniversary its editor-in-chief sees as a blessing, and an opportunity to move forward in service to the Church.  
Nov 8, 2017 - 03:04 am .- Venerable Solanus Casey, an American-born Capuchin priest who died in 1957, will be beatified at a Nov. 18 Mass in Detroit.
Nov 7, 2017 - 04:38 pm .- In response to mass shootings in Las Vegas, Nevada and the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Spring, Texas, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has encouraged public debate on gun control, suggesting specific policies that might quell gun violence.
Nov 7, 2017 - 04:28 pm .- A little more than a week after announcing it would end birth control coverage for employees and students, the University of Notre Dame said Tuesday that its insurance provider will continue contraceptive coverage, albeit not funded by the university.
Nov 7, 2017 - 03:00 pm .- Next week, America’s bishops will meet in Baltimore for the annual fall meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. 2017 is the one-hundredth anniversary of the episcopal conference, and the bishops will begin their meeting with a day of talks, Mass, and a celebratory dinner honoring their history.
Nov 7, 2017 - 12:32 pm .- The author of the first federal adoption tax credit has spoken out against the proposed removal of the credit in the GOP tax reform bill introduced in Congress last week.
Nov 7, 2017 - 03:04 am .- After years of research, the U.S. bishops are rolling out a new training program that takes some of the best risk-management practices from other industries and applies them to child protection in the Church.
Nov 6, 2017 - 04:15 pm .- One wealthy activist is continuing to fund coordinated efforts to limit religious freedom and to foster dissent on abortion and LGBT issues within American Christianity and other religious groups.
Nov 6, 2017 - 03:18 pm .- Persecuted religious minorities in Syria and Iraq deserve a better future after suffering at the hands of the Islamic State group.
Nov 6, 2017 - 11:45 am .- After Hurricanes Irma and Maria swept through Puerto Rico leaving a trail of disaster, the Catholic University of America announced this week that it will welcome Puerto Rican students who want to continue their undergraduate education free of charge.
Nov 6, 2017 - 03:04 am .- How social workers can live their faith in the workplace was the focus of the latest annual conference of the Catholic Social Workers National Association.
Nov 5, 2017 - 06:11 pm .- After at least 26 people were killed when a gunman opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday, the local Catholic archbishop offered prayers and solidarity for the victims.
Nov 5, 2017 - 02:12 pm .- It’s been a month since the New York Times first published an investigative report on Harvey Weinstein, a Hollywood film producer and studio executive who has been accused of sexually assaulting numerous women in the entertainment industry since the 1990s.
Nov 4, 2017 - 03:02 pm .- They call her Santa Muerte (‘Holy Death’ or ‘Saint Death’), but she’s no saint.
Nov 3, 2017 - 05:00 pm .- On Thursday, details of the Republican Party’s proposed tax reform legislation were released, including plans to eliminate an adoption tax credit intended to lighten the financial burden of adoption for families.

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