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Eleven cardinals urge maintaining church rules on marriage
Aug 31 2015
Eleven cardinals have urged fellow church leaders to maintain the church’s rules regarding marriage and strengthen Catholic education about marriage and family life.

Aberdeen school supports student’s battle with cancer
Aug 25 2015
Roman Baylosis is “very excited” to be back at St. Joan of Arc School, a school that supported him and his family as he underwent cancer treatments.

Head of Scottish bishops apologizes to abuse victims, Catholics
Aug 19 2015
The president of the Scottish bishops’ conference offered a “profound apology” to victims of child abuse following review of church safeguarding procedures.

Hands made for ministry
Aug 05 2015
Looking forward to Francis, archdiocese’s first Hispanic deacon looks back on 40 years

Catholic officials, others react to Boy Scouts’ decision to allow openly gay leaders
Jul 29 2015
The Boy Scouts of America’s decided July 27 to allow openly gay troop leaders and employees to serve in their ranks at the national level.

Kenyan bishops say they’ll resist pressure to accept same-sex marriage
Jul 19 2015
The head of the Kenyan bishops’ conference said the church will resist any pressure to accept same-sex marriages.

RU-486 abortion pill can be reversed, says physician
Jul 18 2015
Doctor says the abortifacient effects of RU-486 – known generically as mifepristone – can be safely reversed about 55 percent of the time.

Through collaboration, three parishes improve quality, quantity of religious education options
Jul 15 2015
A trio of religious education directors join forces to give parents a more fulfilling experience as they prepare their children for sacraments.

Wedding day transforms anniversary of near-death experience
Jun 27 2015
May 22 is a day Andres "Chico" Gonzalez Jr., will never forget.

In wake of same-sex marriage ruling, Archbishop Lori and fellow bishops seek freedom to practice, not just preach
Jun 26 2015
After the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, the USCCB is focused on Catholics’ freedoms to put their beliefs into practice.

USCCB president calls Supreme Court ruling on marriage 'tragic error'
Jun 26 2015
Archbishop Kurtz urges Catholics to move forward with faith.

Court rules same-sex marriage legal nationwide
Jun 26 2015
In a landmark ruling, a divided Supreme Court June 26 said same-sex marriage is constitutional nationwide.

Pope tells parents to be mindful of children's suffering
Jun 24 2015
Continuing a series of talks about the family, the pope reflected on the hurts family members cause each other.

With Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan, it’s a family affair
Jun 15 2015
Comic actor Jim Gaffigan, who often includes references to his Catholic faith in his performances, is a close collaborator with his wife, Jeannie.

Love, quadrupled: Scott Family thrives at New All Saints
Jun 07 2015
The Scott Family thrives on love and faith at New All Saints in Liberty Heights.