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Ice bucket challenge brings attention to pro-life research center
Sep 02 2014
Contributions to the John Paul II Medical Research Institute in Iowa represent a 100 percent increase in donations.

Miami archbishop says workers, especially young adults, need decent jobs, pay
Aug 31 2014
In other countries, it says, unemployment among young adults is as high as three to four times the national average.

Pope Francis to preside over joint September wedding at Vatican
Aug 29 2014
Pope Francis will preside over his first wedding ceremony as pontiff during a nuptial Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica Sept. 14.

Pope: Being envious, mean-spirited may be human, but it’s not Christian
Aug 27 2014
Envy, jealousy and meanness are human instincts, but they are not Christian, the pope said.

Retired Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass with former doctoral students
Aug 26 2014
Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass and met briefly with his former doctoral students at the Vatican Aug. 24.

Cleveland Diocese’s newspaper to end print publication in 2015
Aug 26 2014
The Catholic Universe Bulletin will cease publication of its print edition at an unspecified date in 2015.

Panic, hunger spread among quarantined West Africans in Ebola areas
Aug 25 2014
Hunger and panic are spreading among people unable to work because of restrictions aimed at containing the spread of Ebola.

Force alone cannot stop ‘religious cleansing’ in Mideast, custos says
Aug 25 2014
“All religious communities must raise their voices against this abominatio," said the custos of the Holy Land.

Archbishop Coakley drops lawsuit after stolen consecrated host returned
Aug 24 2014
A stolen consecrated host that was at the center of a lawsuit filed by Archbishop Paul S. Coakley has been returned.

Detroit’s ‘Mass mob’ movement beyond organizers’ ‘wildest expectations’
Aug 23 2014
What started as a little push has turned into a tidal wave for the once-fledgling “Mass mob” movement.