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'A Nun's Life' website becomes a growing vocations ministry
Nov 28 2014
Sisters Julie Vieira and Maxine Kollasch oversee their website "A Nun's Life" from Toledo, Ohio.

The world will end with peace, not annihilation, Pope Francis says
Nov 26 2014
God’s plan, pope says, is to renew everything in Christ and “bring everything to its fullness of being, truth and beauty.”

Shula’s lifetime commitment to Catholic education, other causes honored
Nov 26 2014
His legacy is established as one of the greatest NFL coaches.

Education, parish programs aim to address issues of justice, race
Nov 25 2014
St. Frances Cabrini Academy students are from all economic levels, ethnic backgrounds and faith traditions.

Break down isolation, stigma of autism, pope says
Nov 24 2014
Pope Francis called for greater acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorders.

Pope, creating six new saints, uses newly abbreviated formula
Nov 24 2014
Using a newly simplified rite, Pope Francis proclaimed six new saints Nov. 23.

Re-gifting: Vatican raffles pope gifts to raise money for poor
Nov 21 2014
Like many Catholic parishes, the Vatican has turned to a raffle to raise money; the difference is, though, the prizes are items originally given as gifts to Pope Francis.

Millions could benefit from Obama’s new immigration policies
Nov 21 2014
“We’re going to keep focusing enforcement resources on actual threats to our security,” Obama said.

Jesus weeps when people do not open their hearts to him, says pope
Nov 20 2014
Conversion to Christ is a process that lasts a lifetime, Pope Francis said.

Advent ritual - Week one
Nov 20 2014
The Advent wreath should be more than a nice decoration to have around the house during the holidays.