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Pope: Greed, throwaway culture fuel ‘hidden euthanasia’ of elderly
Sep 29 2014
Pope Francis warned against the abandonment and neglect of the elderly, calling it a “hidden euthanasia."

Studies confirm religion increases longevity, and marriage does too
Sep 28 2014
Study after study has confirmed that those who are involved in religion and those who are married are healthier, physically and mentally happier.

Jesuit keeps love of creation, justice for the poor foremost in life
Sep 28 2014
Father Fritsch, who turns 81 Sept. 30, sees nature as a gift to value and protect so that it continues to give life.

Details on 2015 World Meeting of Families emerge as countdown begins
Sep 27 2014
Sept. 22 marked exactly one year before the start of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.

Frequently asked questions about the extraordinary synod of bishops
Sep 23 2014
Find out answers to questions such as, "What is a synod?"

Pope, in Albania, says killing in God’s name is sacrilege
Sep 22 2014
Killing in the name of God is sacrilege, Pope Francis said during a one-day visit to Albania.

Despite 50 years of ‘War on Poverty,’ prosperity for many seems elusive
Sep 21 2014
According to the Census Bureau’s new statistics, released Sept. 16, poverty in the United States is down, but only slightly.

Baseball player leaves behind success on diamond to follow God’s call
Sep 21 2014
Bishop Michael C. Barber was able to do what general manager Billy Beane could not: Call Grant Desme to Oakland.

Pope: No ‘magic wand’; evangelizing takes hard work, trust in God
Sep 20 2014
Bring the Gospel to those who need it most, Pope Francis said.

With binge drinking on rise, colleges take steps to address its dangers
Sep 19 2014
Data released by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism shows that more than 80 percent of college students consume alcohol.