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The Vatican has confirmed the dates for Pope Francis' second trip to Asia, a weeklong visit Jan. 12-19 to Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
Amnesty: With word out about U.S. coddling of Central American illegal immigrants, Haitians and people from much farther abroad are flooding our shores to get their slice.
Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world.
Pope Francis has a habit of saying things that are not necessarily in line with the established teaching of the Catholic Church , but his most recent appeal for peace in the Middle East may put him at odds with a centuries-old Catholic theology concerning the proper use of military force.
Pope Francis has become the first pope to visit a Pentecostal church, pressing his outreach to evangelicals who represent Catholicism's greatest competition for Christian souls around the globe.
Despite the guessing game regarding Pope Francis's intentions to visit Philly next year - he almost certainly will, barring illness - officials are proceeding to plan for him.
Twenty-five years ago, a group of Nigerian Catholics in Boston who missed the flavor of church services in their homeland started congregating in a Mattapan apartment.
In today's gospel reading from the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass , Jesus speaks about finding a pearl of great price--so great in value as to inspire the finder to sell everything else in their life so that the pearl becomes everything to them.
THE Christian community and neighbours are mourning Trowbridge bishop Tony Palmer, who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunday.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, on Saturday commended the cordial relationship existing between the Catholic community and people of the state.
The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship limped on Sunday into the Italian port of Genoa to be scrapped two and a half years after it capsized in a tragedy that claimed 32 lives.
History sometimes turns on tragedies, leaving people to ponder what might have been.
Videos of a recent mass taken on the local feast day and uploaded on to YouTube has gone viral on social networks and spread Father Pepe's fame far beyond his parish.
The bishop-Chairmen of two USCCB Committees slammed President Obama's July 21 "gender identity" executive order for its lack of religious freedom protection and "flaws in its core prohibitions."
The sexual encounters with her students took place during the 1980s at Murtha's home, at Seton Keough High School in Baltimore, and at the Monsignor's Retreat House in Sparks, Maryland.
Loyalists have attempted to burn down St Mary's Star of the Sea Church on the Shore Road on the outskirts of north Belfast.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 08:06 am
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