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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan reportedly says he will no longer defend the GOP candidate after Trump's graphic comments about women were published Oct. 7.
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Cardinal Timothy Dolan in letter about new independent compensation program: ‘As this Year of Mercy nears its conclusion, it is fitting and proper that we take this opportunity to ask forgiveness.’
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Paul Kengor
COMMENTARY: As physical fitness has recently become an issue in the 2016 presidential race, it's worth looking at past presidents who took ill during their service.
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Edward Pentin
The order’s communications director, Jesuit Father Patrick Mulemi, explains to the Register how the election will be conducted and what kind of leader his order is seeking.
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Religion can’t be a private thing, said Father Thomas Petri, dean of the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C. He pointed to Pope St. John Paul’s encyclical Evangelium Vitae, which insists that the right to life is the ‘primary right.’
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‘His Holiness Pope Francis expresses his sadness and assures his prayer for all those who have lost a loved one,’ the Oct. 7 telegram read.
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The two signed a joint declaration this week.
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Matthew Bunson
ANALYSIS: Vice-presidential debates rarely turn elections in either direction. But for one night, the pro-life cause had a politician proclaiming the sanctity of life before the nation.
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On Oct. 5, Pope Francis gave a recap of his recent trip to Georgia and Azerbaijan, praising their faith and cultural roots.
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The lawsuit’s plaintiffs, the Vermont Alliance for Ethical Healthcare and the Christian Medical and Dental Association, object to state officials’ requirements that could force physicians to refer for assisted suicide under the 2013 assisted-suicide law.
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Bishop Paul Etienne of Cheyenne, Wyoming, will be the new archbishop of Anchorage, Alaska, and Bishop Michael Burbidge of Raleigh, North Carolina, will head the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia.
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Thomas J. Craughwell
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The French Diocese of Rouen has officially begun an inquiry into the beatification of the French priest, killed by Islamic extremists earlier this summer, after receiving a note from Pope Francis waiving the traditional five-year waiting period.
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Angelo Stagnaro
Bishop Wenceslao Selga Padilla recalls good news of missionary work and the ordination of the first native Mongolian priest this summer.
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Francis celebrated Mass at the Church of the Immaculate in the Salesian Center of Baku, the only Catholic church in Azerbaijan, on Oct. 2.
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In message, Holy Father says, despite his great desire to travel to his homeland, he won’t be able to next year, due to commitments in Asia and Africa.
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Georgia’s history ‘relates holy testimonies and Christian values, which have forged the soul and culture of the country,’ the Holy Father said Oct. 1 at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral.
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In Oct. 1 meeting in Georgia, Pope Francis stopped to greet and bless many people individually. Young people with disabilities also gave a performance for the Pope.
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During his second day in Georgia, the Holy Father blasts gender theory as the ‘great enemy’ of marriage. He also said mothers and grandmothers are key to passing on the faith and helping young people discern vocations.
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‘To receive God’s love, we need this littleness of heart,’ the Holy Father said in is homily at M. Meskhi Stadium in Tbilisi, Georgia, Oct. 1.
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Tom Hoopes
COMMENTARY: Far from tearing the Church apart with oafish ambiguity, Pope Francis is building it up with strategic intelligence.
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Bishop Edward K. Braxton
COMMENTARY: The selective use of the word ‘minorities’ can perpetuate negative stereotypes and is contradicted by what it means to be an American citizen.
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Benjamin Wiker
COMMENTARY: We don’t have very much clarity on what these terms really mean, not just by definition, but in actual practice. During an intense election cycle, lack of clarity is a problem.
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For Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, the apostolic exhortation offered ‘a wealth of encouragement.’ His comments were in conjunction with a U.S. bishops’ report, which praised the document’s ‘hopeful, positive tone about marriage.’
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Peter Jesserer Smith
Both candidates have offered competing proposals in one area that agrees with Church social teaching.
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‘I hope that his memory and many years of service will inspire us all to work with ever greater urgency for peace and reconciliation between peoples,’ the Holy Father wrote in a Sept. 28 telegram of condolence to Israel.
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Trent Beattie
Wichita State’s Ron Baker lives childhood dream.
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At Sept. 28 audience, the Holy Father said, ‘Jesus is truly the face of the mercy of the Father.’ He also appealed for peace in Syria.
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Sept. 24 marked the country’s second March for the Family to protest the Mexican government’s attempt to redefine marriage as anything but a union between one man and one woman.