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Islamic Militant Group Boko Haram Captures Key Nigerian Town As Fighting Escalates

The commercially significant town of Damboa is 53 miles from the capital city.

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Vietnamese Sisters Find a Home in the United States

Four religious sisters recount their families’ departure from Vietnam.

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Protestant Leader and Friend of Pope Passes Away

Tony Palmer, a longtime friend of Pope Francis, died July 20 following a motorcycle accident.

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‘Gender Identity’ Theory Seen as Threat to African Families

At a conference in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, African bishops and Vatican representatives discussed key issues affecting family life.

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Papal Visit to New York Next Year?

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered the invitation during a meeting yesterday with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

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Sts. John Paul II, Gianna Molla World Meeting of Families Patrons

Archbishop Charles Chaput of the host city, Philadelphia, announced the news Sunday.

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No Catholic Divorce: Grounds and Obstacles to Annulments

The Church’s investigative process into the validity of marriages is strong, but many don’t know how the process works.

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