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Mardi Gras' several names and traditions: How is it celebrated around the world? Watch

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People around the world celebrate Fat Tuesday each year with regional traditions - but did you know it is a celebration with roots in ... continue reading

Supreme Court sends back case against Puerto Rican archdiocese Watch

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The Supreme Court has sent a case concerning the Archdiocese of San Juan, Puerto Rico, back to Puerto Rican courts, overturning a previous ... continue reading

New poll asks Catholics what they believe about abortion Watch

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While the Catholic Church teaches that procuring an abortion is always immoral, a majority of U.S. Catholics do not believe abortion is ... continue reading

US bishops: Pope Francis talks Fr. James Martin, euthanasia, at private meeting Watch

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During a private meeting with bishops from the southwestern United States, Pope Francis talked about his 2019 meeting with Fr. James ... continue reading

Diocese of Harrisburg files for bankruptcy amid new sex abuse lawsuits Watch

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The Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania announced Wednesday that it is filing for bankruptcy. Harrisburg, Pa., (CNA) - The ... continue reading

How California's abortion mandate trampled on Catholic nuns Watch

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California could lose federal funds for requiring employer health plans to cover elective abortion, federal officials have said. Los ... continue reading

Pope Francis: The meek are not pushovers Watch

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Pope Francis said Wednesday that a meek Christian is not weak, but defends his faith and controls his temper. Vatican City, (CNA) - Pope ... continue reading

In last Sunday Mass as Philly archbishop, Chaput retires with gratitude Watch

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Archbishop Charles Chaput has been a diocesan bishop for 31 years. For most of that time, his people have known where to find him on Sunday ... continue reading

Virginia bishops join second annual state March for Life Watch

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Bishops Michael Burbidge of Arlington and Barry Knestout of Richmond each spoke at events associated with the second annual Virginia March ... continue reading

Lay seminary prof in Buffalo charged with cyberstalking investigative reporter Watch

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The FBI in Buffalo has arrested a lay, adjunct seminary professor who is accused of making a death threat against a local investigative ... continue reading

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