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Bishop Finn’s Spokesman Confirms Vatican Visitation

Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa visited the diocese on behalf of the Congregation for Bishops.

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Vatican Rejects U.N. Committee’s Call for Changes to Canon Law

The Holy See has released a detailed response to criticisms made earlier this year by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

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Paul Ryan on ‘The Way Forward’ and the Catholic Faith

The chairman of the House Budget Committee discusses his new book and how his faith influences his approach to public policy.

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Christian Pastor’s Two-Year Iran Imprisonment Marked With Prayer Vigil

Hundreds of people, including Saeed Abedini’s wife and two children, gathered in Washington to pray for his release.

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‘Motherhood Is the Contribution Women Can Give to the Life of the Church’

With her appointment to the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Comboni Sister Luzia Premoli is the first woman to be appointed to a Vatican congregation.

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Synod at the Heart of Papal Masses for Month of October

A prayer vigil Saturday will officially begin the events of the third extraordinary synod of bishops.

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Mass. Bishops: Casino Gambling Is a Bad Bet

The Bay State’s Catholic shepherds are urging voters to support a ballot measure to repeal a 2011 law that legalized casinos.

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Tenn., N. Dakota Pro-Lifers Fight for Their State Constitutions

If the ballot measures are successful, they would serve as models for the rest of the country.

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