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Catholic Republican Rick Santorum Enters 2016 Race

Second-time candidate spoke about family values, the economy, religious liberty, the dignity of human life and the threat of radical Islam in his May 27 speech.

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Approaching Homosexuality With ‘True Compassion,’ Not ‘Sentimentality’

Father Paul Check, executive director of Courage International, says that his organization has answers to the pastoral questions the Church has about providing a compelling witness to persons with same-sex attraction.

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For Boko Haram’s Victims and Their Babies, Nigeria’s Catholics Pledge Full Support

As of early May, Nigeria’s military had rescued more than 600 women and girls from a Boko Haram stronghold in the Sambisa Forest.

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As Conflict With Russia Continues, Ukrainian Troops Make a Pilgrimage for Peace

Father Ivan Yavorskyy, a military chaplain for the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, accompanied 17 Ukrainian soldiers on the annual International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes.

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More Than 100 Face Murder Charges for Lynching of Pakistani Christian Couple

The husband and wife were killed and their bodies burned by a mob after they were accused of desecrating the Quran.

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Is This the Death of the Catholic Church in Ireland?

COMMENTARY: There have been three key moments in the recent history of the Irish Church when leading bishops and priests could have chosen to strengthen the faith of the people. Instead, poor choices and inaction have weakened what remains.

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Is It Time for the Benedict Option?

COMMENTARY: In the face of moral and social disintegration, St. Benedict established core communities of intentional disciples.

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