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Pope: Everyone loses when culture doesn’t care about marriage, family
Apr 22 2015
We must bring honor back to marriage and the family,” the pope said April 22.

Pope to visit Cuba first before heading to United States in September
Apr 22 2015
Pope Francis will visit Cuba in September before his trip to the United States.

Parents of slain child oppose death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber
Apr 21 2015
The parents of Martin Richard, the youngest victim killed in the Boston Marathon bombings two years ago, are asking that the death penalty be taken “off the table.

Pope: Church is made of martyrs; leaders must respond to victims’ cries
Apr 21 2015
With so many women and men being killed because of their faith in Christ, the church today is a church of martyrs, Pope Francis said in a morning homily.

Law improved much for disabled but much work remains, say advocates
Apr 20 2015
It was nearly 25 years ago, on July 26, 1990, that the Americans With Disabilities Act passed by Congress was signed into law.

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.