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Mother Mary Angelica (1923-2016), through the years
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Criminals Beat, Gag Missionaries of Charity and Desecrate the Eucharist in Argentina

Three men broke into the community Mother Teresa founded in Mar del Plata, assaulted the sisters and ransacked their chapel last week.

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Hug a New Saint (Mother Teresa in Plush Form)

Website’s sales of cute dolls boom ahead of canonization.

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Pro-Life Activist Says Leaked Document Shows George Soros and Planned Parenthood in a Panic

'Urgent Response in Defense of Women’s Health — Planned Parenthood Action Fund' indicates that Soros' Open Societies Foundations’ made a $1.5 million grant to Planned Parenthood for lobbying efforts to respond to David Daleiden's undercover video investigation.

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Catholic Band Scythian Gears Up for Second Appaloosa Festival

Family-friendly music, Mass and joyful fun are all part of the Virginia-based Labor Day weekend event.

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Mother Teresa ‘Radically Loved Her Neighbor’

Saint’s spiritual adviser: ‘She was a missionary and an ambassador for the sanctity of life, never growing weary of advocating for the dignity of the unborn, the sick and the dying.’

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Norcia’s Benedictines: Recovery Under Way in Wake of Devastating Quake

The monks have retreated to two tents while the restoration of their monastery is ongoing, according to the prior of the Monastery of St. Benedict.

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Celebrating Mother Teresa’s Canonization

U.S. Events Reflect Soon-to-Be Saint’s Legacy

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‘Mother Teresa Saw Jesus in Everyone’

Sister Mary Prema Pierick, the current Missionaries of Charity superior, discusses the congregation’s sainted founder who will be canonized Sept. 4.

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Catholic and Muslim Leaders Denounce Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction

‘Christianity and Islam share a commitment to love and respect for the life, dignity and welfare of all members of the human community,’ an Aug. 18 joint declaration said.

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EpiPen Price Hike Raises Questions About Ethics of Drug Costs

Amid continuing outcry, Mylan announced that it would release a generic version of the product for half the cost.

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Indonesian Priest Suffers Minor Injuries After Failed Suicide Bomb, Axe Attack at Mass

When Father Albertus Pandiangan began his homily, the attacker struck.

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The Politics of Pornography

Elizabeth Smart has become a public face for a new strategy to frame hard-core porn as a public-health issue, and it has also become a topic of discussion in the presidential election campaign.

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The Miracles That Made Mother Teresa a Saint

COMMENTARY: How appropriate it is that the saint’s canonization should be held during the Year of Mercy, something that Pope Francis had publicly hoped would happen.

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