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Minnesota Dioceses Settle Abuse Cases, Pledge to Protect Children

Former priest Thomas Adamson admitted to the sexual molestation of at least 10 teens while working as a priest in the Diocese of Winona and the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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Archbishop Chaput’s Advice for Christians Today: Work, Pray, Love

The Philadelphia archbishop’s comments came in his Oct. 20 Erasmus Lecture.

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Vatican Releases Details for Pope Francis’ Trip to Turkey

The Holy Father will visit there from Nov. 28-30.

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Helen Hull Hitchcock: A Valiant Voice for Faith and Family

The founder of Women for Faith and Family and the editor of the Adoremus Bulletin died Oct. 20 at the age of 75.

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Archbishop Kurtz on the Synod: ‘Mercy Without Truth Is Not Mercy’

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops discusses key aspects of the just-concluded Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family.

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What’s at Stake in 2014 Midterms: A More Pro-Life U.S. Senate, for One Thing

Pro-life advocates see gaining control of the Senate as key to advancing pro-life legislation and stopping the president from appointing pro-abortion judges.

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Human Rights Activists Tell Europe: Stand Up for Persecuted Christians

More than 200,000 people signed a petition urging European leaders to send ‘real help’ to persecuted religious minorities.

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Marriage Formation Can’t Stop at the Wedding, Says Catholic Couple

Former EWTN co-hosts John and Ashley Noronha said parishes need to provide formation after the vows for a husband and wife’s first steps and beyond.

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