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Minnesota archbishop reflects on the significance of a pastoral heart

Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St Paul and Minneapolis reflected in a recent interview on several major milestones: his 60th birthday, 30 years as a ...

St. Philip Benizi: Saint of the Day for Friday, August 23, 2019

Servite cardinal and preacher. Born in Florence, Italy, to a noble family, he was educated in Paris and Padua where he earned a doctorate in medicine ...

Earth's lungs are burning, and soon ours will too

Some environmentalists say the Amazon rainforest is the lungs of planet Earth. At this time, those lungs are burning, and soon ours will too. Just as ...

New South Wales parliament delays final abortion bill vote

A final vote on a bill to decriminalize abortion in the Australian state of New South Wales has been delayed until the middle of September, according ...

Archdiocese to break ground for Bl. Stanley Rother shrine in November

The shy and unassuming Blessed Father Stanley Rother, a missionary priest and martyr from a farming family, would likely be surprised to learn that ...

Suspected Hindu radicals arrested in India after attack on Catholic pilgrims

Six suspected members of a radical Hindu group were arrested in India this week after dozens of Catholics were attacked on a Marian pilgrimage.

Children before politics say parents as Catholic adoption agency heads to court

Parents of five adoptive children were present in court on Thursday in support of a Catholic adoption agency in Michigan that is threatened with ...

Agreement reached on permanent Holy See representative to Vietnam

A Holy See-Vietnam diplomacy working group, which met inside the Vatican this week, reached an agreement on establishing a permanent resident ...

Christian filmmakers win right to sue against Minnesota human rights law

A federal court has reversed a decision dismissing a lawsuit brought against the Minnesota Human Rights Act. In a decision issued Friday, the ...

Analysis: Pell, and the politics of Rome

This week's decision by the Court of Appeal in Victoria marked the apparent conclusion of the criminal trial of Cardinal George Pell in Australia.