Slide Show: Mother Angelica (1923-2016)
Mother Mary Angelica (1923-2016), through the years

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Book Pick: We’ll Never Tell Them

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COMMENTARY: Examining Republicans, Democrats and the politics of the domestic church.

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SDG Reviews ‘Star Trek Beyond’

It’s still ‘Trek Lite,’ but the rebooted series’s third film avoids the darkness of the first two films and manages to evoke something of the franchise’s trademark optimism — along with its own gonzo action.

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Iraqi Youth Bring Faith-Filled Witness to World Youth Day

‘We are so happy and proud to be Christians,’ says Father Rayan Atto, who is in charge of coordinating the large group traveling to Krakow.

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St. Mary Magdalene: A Symbol of Hope and Mercy

COMMENTARY: Pope Francis has given Mary Magdalene a canonical rank equivalent to that of the apostles.

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In Wake of Pennsylvania Charges, Abuse Spotlight Falls on Religious Orders

U.S.-based orders have undertaken widespread reforms, but criminal charges filed against three Franciscan friars for alleged supervisory failures of a known child molester indicate problems remain.

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Syriac Catholic Patriarch Warns: Western Politicians and Media Mislead World on Middle East

Speaking with the Register in Rome, Patriarch Ignatius Youssef III Younan discusses the plight of his flock and the mistakes in policy and perspective that have compounded their difficulties.

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Bishop Paprocki: Archbishop Chaput’s ‘Amoris’ Guidelines Are ‘Correct’

The new rules on holy Communion and divorce and remarriage from Philadelphia’s shepherd are line with Pope Francis and Catholic teaching, the Illinois bishop said.

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Mother of Sandy Hook Victim: ‘Prayer and Hope Go Hand in Hand’

Some people have difficulty praying in times of trouble. But for Jennifer Hubbard, prayer got her through one of the worst times of her life.

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Pokémon Master — at Catching Souls?

The new location-based game ‘Pokémon Go’ designates churches as ‘Poké stops’ — and Catholic ministries are taking advantage of a new opportunity to connect with youth and adults.

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Munich Archdiocese Possesses a Wealth of Resources

NEWS ANALYSIS: The archdiocesan financial statements reveal it has assets of more than $6 billion, the most of any diocese in Germany.

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Tour de France, Catholic Style

Along the 21 stages of the race, which finishes July 24, the faithful can roam where saints and history were made.

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Former Our Sunday Visitor Publisher Named Editor in Chief of Catholic News Service

Appointment of Greg Erlandson, who began his career at the Register, was announced July 20.

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