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Vatican and Islamic University to Officially Resume Dialogue

In an Oct. 21 communique, the Vatican said the secretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Bishop Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, will be heading back to Cairo for an Oct. 23 meeting with a delegation from Al-Azhar.

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The Liberation of Mosul: Christian Hopes and Fears

The long-awaited battle to rout the Islamic State group from Iraq’s former Christian heartland is now under way.

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Has the Al Smith Dinner Ceased to Be a Worthwhile Event for the Catholic Church?

COMMENTARY: After three contentious debates and in final stretch before Election Day, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will trade humorous barbs at tonight's annual fundraiser in New York.

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Trump vs. Clinton III — A Shift in Focus

NEWS ANALYSIS: Pressed by a fair-minded moderator, Clinton was forced to declare before a national audience her unrestricted support of abortion in all of its forms, including late-term partial-birth abortions.

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Remembering Who We Are and the Story We Belong To

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput gave the following address Oct. 19 at the 2016 Bishops’ Symposium at the University of Notre Dame

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Hae Woo’s Story: Finding Faith and Fleeing North Korea

The young woman, who evangelized among her fellow inmates after converting to Christianity in a North Korean prison camp, is one of the lucky few of the faithful to escape the religiously repressive regime.

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Election 2016: The Final Days

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Pope Francis: Seeing Poverty in the Flesh Challenges Us to Help Those in Need

The Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes ‘tells us that the little we have, if we entrust it to the hands of Jesus and we share it with faith, becomes a superabundant wealth,’ the Holy Father said at Oct. 19 audience.

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Helping Hands for Haiti

Catholic aid comes post-hurricane and amid continued disaster recovery.

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Syrian Priest Who Escaped ISIS: ‘Our World Needs a Revolution Against Violence’

‘The only way of stopping the extremists is to enter into a dialogue with Islam. That has been my personal experience,’ says Father Jacques Mourad.

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Iowa Court: Church’s Fear of Prosecution Is ‘Objectively Reasonable’

A church’s lawsuit may go forward because it reasonably feared that Iowa’s strict antidiscrimination law would create legal penalties for its preaching and for having single-sex bathrooms and showers.

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Authentic Feminism in the Modern World

Catholic women proclaim truth rooted in Church teaching and science.

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