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Apr 21, 2019 - 01:45 am .- At least 200 people were killed in explosions Easter morning, detonated in churches and hotels across Sri Lanka. Hundreds more are reportedly injured
Apr 20, 2019 - 03:00 am .- How Denver's archbishop responded to the shooting at Columbine High School.
Apr 19, 2019 - 04:48 pm .- While the Stations of the Cross are a worldwide Lenten devotion for Catholics, the faithful in Vietnam have an additional practice that blends ancient traditional chants with Catholic prayer and meditation on the Crucifixion.
Apr 19, 2019 - 10:30 am .- Pope Francis’ prayer at Good Friday’s Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum included a plea for abused youth and for the Church, whom he said is continually under attack.
Apr 19, 2019 - 08:02 am .- After a massive fire gutted the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris April 15, the cathedral’s rector says a temporary wooden church might soon be constructed in the esplanade, or plaza, adjacent to the cathedral.
Apr 19, 2019 - 06:01 am .- A pro-life group is coordinating ecumenical Good Friday services and Ways of the Cross outside of abortion clinics in more than 30 states, saying it is a fitting time to pray for unborn victims, their mothers, and clinic workers affected by abortion.
Apr 18, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- Authorities from Spain and Morocco have arrested a 23-year-old man in Rabat, Morocco, who is suspected of planning an attack  during Holy Week celebrations in the Spanish city of Seville.
Apr 18, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- Oklahoma legislators have passed a bill requiring physicians to tell women that a drug-induced abortion procedure can be reversed, but questions remain over the science behind the claims and whether the bill can pass constitutional muster.
Apr 18, 2019 - 05:16 pm .- The Archdiocese of Miami is warning Catholics against a spate of fake priests who are scamming parishioners for money and gift cards, supposedly for good causes.
Apr 18, 2019 - 04:39 pm .- Ryan Prasad desperately wanted to change his life.
Apr 18, 2019 - 04:08 pm .- The man who attempted to enter New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying gasoline, lighter fluid, and a lighter will face criminal charges. The attempted entry was the second time this week the man was arrested at a Catholic cathedral.
Apr 18, 2019 - 01:01 pm .- Father James Schall, S.J., a longtime professor of philosophy at Georgetown University and the author of numerous books and essays, died Holy Wednesday aged 91.
Apr 18, 2019 - 11:19 am .- Pope Francis celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at a prison in the suburbs of Rome Thursday, urging the inmates to reflect on how they can treat each other with servants’ hearts.
Apr 18, 2019 - 10:54 am .- The Archbishop of Newark said Wednesday that the language used by the Catechism of the Catholic Church to describe homosexual acts is “very unfortunate,” adding that he hopes the Catechism will use different language in its discussion of homosexuality.
Apr 18, 2019 - 02:57 am .- The holy oil blessed at the Chrism Mass is a reminder of the priest’s call to be close to the People of God, pouring himself out in service to them, Pope Francis said Thursday.
Apr 17, 2019 - 08:55 pm .- The man was apprehended by cathedral security around 8 p.m. and taken into police custody by officers with the NYPD Critical Response Command.
Apr 17, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- Republicans and Democrats in the Texas legislature voted to strengthen protections for babies born after surviving attempted abortions, but in North Carolina the governor could veto a similar bill.
Apr 17, 2019 - 05:56 pm .- A Canadian priest’s controversial 2018 characterization of Pope Francis was plagiarized, according to a recent media report. The priest, Fr. Thomas Rosica, SDB, apologized in February after he was discovered to have committed acts of plagiarism serially.
Apr 17, 2019 - 04:30 pm .- Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL), narrowly defeated challenger Marie Newman in 2018 by 2,145 votes.  He will face her again in the March 2020 primary.
Apr 17, 2019 - 04:17 pm .- Many years before she entered religious life, Sister Mary Gianna Thornby was an ordinary high school sophomore at Columbine High School in the suburbs of Denver.