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Archbishop Lori reflects on religious liberty challenges after Obergefell
Jul 24 2015
The Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage will likely have broad effects across the legal system, said Archbishop Lori.

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.

Match made for heaven: From the handshake of peace to engagement at Holy Cross
Jul 08 2015
An 'electric handshake' at Holy Cross in Federal Hill leads down the path to matrimony.

Pell says same-sex votes show society abandoning Christian foundations
Jul 08 2015
The outcome of May’s same-sex marriage referendum in Ireland and the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on the same issue clearly show the extent to which Western society is abandoning many of its Christian legal foundations, said Australian Cardinal George Pell.

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.

Mexico Supreme Court ruling makes same-sex marriages legal nationwide
Jun 23 2015
Mexico's Supreme Court has declared state-level laws, defining marriage only as the union of a man and a woman, discriminatory and unconstitutional.

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.

Pope offers 'Stone Age' tips to youth for living the digital world well
Jun 08 2015
Whether you still stick to books or magazines or get everything online, Pope Francis said all media should encourage and edify - not enslave.

This screen grab was taken from www.theporneffect.com. Matt Fradd, a popular Catholic speaker who says he has dedicated his life to fighting pornography, teamed up with Mark Hart and LifeTeen to develop an app designed to help young people overcome attraction to porn. (CNS) ‘Victory’ app aimed at helping young people suffering addiction to porn
Jun 04 2015
The app, Victory, is based on a calendar system where the user can mark the days they were victorious over porn, or had a setback, using colors.