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Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington speaks during Pledge of Solidarity and Call to Action event, May 7, 2014. Photo courtesy of the office of Rep. Frank Wolf.

Bipartisan effort to support persecuted Christians launched

May 13, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Over 200 Christian representatives from a variety of denominations have united in support of a bipartisan congressional initiative to support... Read more

Fr. Frans van der Lugt, S.J., who was murdered in Homs, April 7, 2014.

Priest murdered in Syria witnessed to Christ's love

Apr 7, 2014

A priest of the Society of Jesus who refused to leave his flock in the Syrian city of Homs was... Read more

Over $100k raised for family of slain Catholic husband, father

Apr 4, 2014

Within the span of a day, friends, family and strangers have raised more than $100,000 for the family of a... Read more

Poverty challenge asks Americans to live on four liters of water a day

Oct 1, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

A project encouraging Americans to live for a few days on the bare minimum of water will help them understand... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square on Pentecost Sunday, May 19, 2013.

Pope cautions youth against selling themselves to 'merchants of death'

Sep 22, 2013

Pope Francis spoke forcefully to the youth of Sardinia today, urging them to stay faithful to Christ and avoid the... Read more

Pope Francis rides through St. Peters Square after Mass on April 28, 2013.

Dignity of man central to 'rethinking solidarity,' says Pope

May 25, 2013

Speaking to an international group dedicated to promoting education of the Church’s social teaching, Pope Francis called for a new... Read more