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Bishop hopes ‘fictional memoir’ has appeal for Catholics, non-Catholics
Apr 18 2015
“I’m no author,” averred retired Bishop Francis A. Quinn of Sacramento, California.

Cardinal George, 78, dies after long fight with cancer
Apr 17 2015
Cardinal Francis E. George, the retired archbishop of Chicago who was the first native Chicagoan to head the archdiocese, died April 17.

Pope to visit, celebrate Mass at U.S. seminary in Rome
Apr 17 2015
Pope Francis will visit the Pontifical North American College May 2.

Masters champion, product of Dallas Jesuit prep school, remains humble
Apr 15 2015
Even after becoming the toast of the sports world, golfer Jordan Spieth, a 21-year-old Dallas Jesuit graduate, remained humble.

War of the sexes: Gender theory is the problem, not solution, pope says
Apr 15 2015
Eradicating male and female identities does nothing to solve the problem of unfair or disrespectful treatment, the pope said.

Term ‘genocide’ angers Turkey, while pope says memory leads to healing
Apr 13 2015
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, Pope Francis said atrocities from the past have to be recognized - not hidden or denied.

Pope says Year of Mercy will be time to heal, to help, to forgive
Apr 13 2015
Mercy is what makes God perfect and all-powerful, Pope Francis said in his document officially proclaiming the 2015-2016 extraordinary Holy Year of Mercy.

Minnesota beer company celebrates 15 years of feeding the hungry
Apr 11 2015
Fans of Finnegans beer are feeding the hungry in Minnesota, some of whom were past clients of Catholic Charities.

Parish, community mourn loss of landmark church devastated by fire
Apr 10 2015
Where parishioners once sat for Mass in Benwood now sit the charred remains of a building regarded as a monument in the community.

Reason for pope’s popularity seen not only in message but also in his example
Apr 10 2015
When Pope Francis comes to the United States in September, his message will be that “God loves all of us the way we are."