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Vatican: Pope Did Not Endorse ‘Gay Penguin’ Book

The Holy See Press Office has rebutted media claims that a courtesy letter to the book’s lesbian author constituted an endorsement.

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St. Augustine’s Historic Church Gets More Historic

Philadelphia Historical Commission honors first foundation of the Augustinian Order in the United States ahead of papal visit.

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Former Nuncio Wesolowski Facing Sex-Abuse Trial Dies

The Vatican has said that preliminary investigations indicate he died of natural causes.

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Educational Renewal

EDITORIAL: Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco has challenged the status quo — in this case, the curriculum and hiring practices of the Catholic schools in his archdiocese

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Memories of Katrina: ‘We Were All Neighbors’

Archbishop Thomas Rodi of Mobile, Ala., and Bishop Roger Morin of Biloxi, Miss., remember the super storm of 10 years ago.

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The Consistent Ethic of Life and Archbishop Blase Cupich

COMMENTARY: Whatever the practical effects of Cardinal Bernardin’s ‘consistent ethic,’ he clearly intended it to awaken consciences to the particular evil of abortion.

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Planned Parenthood Video Wars: Abortion Empire Strikes Back

The nation’s largest abortion provider is deploying attack ads, threats of lawsuits, and a renewed public relations campaign in response to a series of damaging videos.

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Archbishop Aymond on Katrina Recovery: ‘The Work Is Not Finished’

The Crescent City’s shepherd reflects on the hurricane’s material and spiritual consequences, 10 years after it devastated his hometown.

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