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3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
The late Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, who will be made saints on Sunday, did so much to end two millennia of Catholic anti-Semitism that a Jewish human rights group calls them "heroes to the Jewish people".
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7 hrs ago | Telegram
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal of a decision won by the insurer of the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corp. of St. John's in a battle over who pays for compensating victims who were sexually abused by priests.
11 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville
Pope John XXIII left his imprint on humanity and the Catholic Church he led for fewer than five years, helping propel him to sainthood on Sunday.
14 hrs ago | Detroit News
In her native country, the former Czechoslovakia which was under Communist rule, a Pole being crowned the head of the Catholic Church 'gave us hope,' said Fleck, who lives in Troy.
19 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen
SEAN Dyche's promotion-winning side could receive a holy blessing ahead of their Premier League campaign - from the Pope.
23 hrs ago | WHTC
Two giants of Roman Catholicism in the 20th century will become saints on Sunday at an unprecedented twin canonization that has aroused both joy and controversy in the 1.2 billion member Church.
Demonstrators gathered in Cincinnati's Fountain Square to protest new language in contracts for teachers in southwest Ohio Roman Catholic schools that place more restrictions on personal behavior.
A Detroit-area Catholic priest and his parish administrator were charged Wednesday with fraud and conspiracy in a scheme to steal nearly $700,000 from their church.
Pope Francis called an Argentine woman married to a divorced man and reportedly told her that she could receive the sacrament of Communion, according to the woman's husband, in an apparent contradiction of Catholic law.
More than six months after his removal as pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Bend, a move that sparked controversy in the congregation and an unsuccessful appeal to the Vatican, Father James Radloff announced Tuesday he is resigning from the Roman Catholic Church and will start a new parish in Bend, affiliated with the Evangelical ... (more)
A New Hampshire priest who was the former leader of one of the nation's top clergy treatment centers has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for stealing at least $4,500 from a hospital, a dead priest's estate and the state's Roman Catholic bishop.
The head of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church lamented recent bomb attacks on an Armenian Catholic school and a Melkite parish in Syria.
THE NHS is spending millions of pounds a year on running chaplaincy services which offer spiritual care and religious support to patients.
"Not all the people of God agree about canonisation," the International Movement We Are Church said in a statement ahead of the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's for John Paul II and his Italian predecessor John XXIII.
Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori is traveling to Rome to see the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII.
Fifteen months ago, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio had chosen his room in a home for elderly Argentine priests.
The Polish priest who has spearheaded the case to make Pope John Paul II a saint says there is no documentation that he had any "personal involvement" in the scandal of the Legion of Christ religious order.