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In pandemic’s wake, churchgoing takes a hit, survey indicates

Jan 9, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

“The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted much of American society, including religious worship,” said a January 2023 report on the survey “Faith... Read more

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Here are 11 American saints to remember on July Fourth

Jul 2, 2022

By Katie Yoder

From Isaac Jogues to Katharine Drexel, these saints led heroic lives worth celebrating. Read more

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How Did Catholics Get ‘Under God’ into the Pledge of Allegiance?

Jul 5, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The Pledge of Allegiance didn’t always include the words “under God.” Read more

A crucifix at the Basilica of St Mary of the Immaculate Conception.

Rebuilt from the ashes: The story of an American basilica

Jul 4, 2020

By Adelaide Mena

An immigrant parish, burnt down, with only the crucifix remaining. A parish rebuilt, transformed and a key part in giving... Read more

Hands in prayer at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Jan. 17, 2015.

New survey finds some Americans more devout, others more adrift

Nov 5, 2015

The vast majority of Americans continue to identify with religious faith, a Pew study has found. However, there are some... Read more

Authors of new almanac hope to save America's Catholic heritage

Oct 8, 2014

By Kate Veik

“Is the Catholic Church good for America?” That was the question recently posed to Americans on the streets of major... Read more