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Mother Mary Angelica (1923-2016), through the years
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400,000 Mexicans March to Defend Marriage — With Pope Francis’ Blessing

Sept. 24 marked the country’s second March for the Family to protest the Mexican government’s attempt to redefine marriage as anything but a union between one man and one woman.

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‘Angel of Dachau’ Is Now a ‘Blessed’

Father Engelmar Unzeitig, who was interred in the Nazis’ Dachau concentration camp and has been recognized as a martyr, was beatified during a Mass on Saturday.

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Impact of a Third-Party Vote Unclear in Election

A prudential perspective is important, in considering whether such votes are ‘wasted’ or might help elect the least desirable major-party candidate.

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Building a Better Business Education for Catholics

COMMENTARY: The idea of business as a noble vocation has both a practical and spiritual understanding.

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For Faithful Catholic Voters, There Is No Easy Third-Party Choice

Some Catholics aren’t satisfied with both major party 2016 presidential nominees and are scrutinizing other candidates for the nation’s highest political office.

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Catholics, Orthodox Sign Agreement on Primacy and Synodality

The 14th plenary session of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Orthodox and Catholic Churches was held Sept. 15-22.

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Body of Third Mexican Kidnapped Priest Found

Pope Francis, who has often condemned drug related crime and violence in Mexico, voiced his closeness to the country’s bishops in his Sunday Angelus address.

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Why Study the Bible

Experts Urge Catholics to Explore Scripture

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‘There Was a Man …’

User's Guide to Sunday, Sept. 25

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Washington Exhibit Highlights ‘God’s Servant First,’ St. Thomas More

St. John Paul II National Shrine hosts relics and history of lawyer-saint.

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What Argentina’s ‘Amoris Laetitia’ Guidelines Really Mean

ANALYSIS: Contrary to widespread media reports, the new guidelines that Pope Francis has endorsed are not a ratification of the Kasper proposal regarding reception of Communion.

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Don't Underestimate Religion's Economic Gifts

EDITORIAL: The Church, of course, is more than a mere religious nonprofit. Our work in society is born not out of a desire to generate economic growth but a desire to witness to Christ in the world.

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World’s Oldest Catholic Bishop Dies at Age 104

Archbishop Emeritus Peter Leo Gerety of Newark passed away Sept. 20 — 77 years after his ordination as a priest and after 50 years as a bishop.

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