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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and three other Catholic organizations are asking Catholics to urge their senators "to support a Farm Bill that feeds hungry people, promotes stewardship of creation, supports small family farmers and helps rural America thrive." "The Senate will likely bring up the Farm Bill for debate and a vote as ... (more)
Pope Francis appears to have performed an exorcism on a wheelchair-bound man whom believers in the practice claim was possessed by evil.
Organizations including the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami are taking donations online and through the mail.
Two brothers are suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland on claims church officials knew a priest was sexually abusing them and other children but did nothing to stop it.
In an effort to prevent this violation of our rights, Representative Diane Black, Tenn., has introduced the "Health Care Conscience Rights Act" . This bill protects individuals and organizations from being forced to violate their religious beliefs or moral convictions.
A Roman Catholic priest who was removed from public ministry in 2009 after an allegation of past child sex abuse later deemed "credible" by his bishop has now been indicted on a federal charge of possessing child pornography.
MOBILE, Alabama - Decades of a secret past of child sexual abuse caught up with a former Catholic deacon this morning, with a federal judge sentencing him to almost six years in prison on a child pornography charge.
A Roman Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Newark was criminally charged today with violating a court-sanctioned agreement that bars him from working with children for life.
A Coptic Catholic bishop has expressed hopes that the historic meeting May 10 between Pope Francis and Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II will lead to the Coptic Orthodox Church recognizing Catholic baptism.
Over the past week, Pope Francis has launched a crescendo of attacks on the global financial system and what he calls a "cult of money" that does not help the poor.
One of Mary's titles is "Christ's First Disciple," and some of Christ's earliest followers were women, two of whom he appeared to first after his resurrection.
Catholics say a court ruling for a transsexual to wed in the city may clash with an established concept of the union of 'one man, one woman' The top court's approval for a transsexual to wed has sparked widespread fears in the Catholic Church, which sees the ruling as opening the door to same-sex marriage in Hong Kong.
'Even if Justin Welby does turn out to be the church's Gorbachev, it looks as if it really needs someone who can work miracles instead.' Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA "I can show you why the Church of England is completely fucked," said the vicar.
At the end of the final song at Sunday afternoon's special Mass as St. Patrick Church, parishioners standing in the pews and in the aisles broke into a sudden, long round of applause.
I have been blessed to be a part of the Fond du Lac community and be a pediatrician in Fond du Lac... Cardinal Sean O'Malley gestures during a press conference at the North American College in Rome, Italy, on March 14.
Today is Pentecost Sunday, the birthday of the Catholic Church , 50 days after Easter when Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to His apostles to go forth, forgive others and proclaim His name.