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Bishops praise House agriculture workers bill, urge Senate to pass Watch

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The U.S. bishops have praised the passage of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019, which creates a new status for migrant ... continue reading


Pope Francis lifts pontifical secret from legal proceedings of abuse trials of clerics Watch

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Pope Francis declared Tuesday that the pontifical secret will no longer apply in cases of accusations and trials involving abuse of minors ... continue reading


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US bishops in Rome ask Pope Francis about McCarrick report Watch

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American bishops from the Midwest met with Pope Francis this week with questions about the outcome of the Vatican's investigation of ... continue reading


Archbishop Paglia says priests can be present at assisted suicide Watch

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Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, said Tuesday that he would be willing to hold the hand of someone ... continue reading


China punishes families of those who speak out in America, Congress hears Watch

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A Uighur-American whose mother has been held captive in a Chinese detention camp was one of several witnesses to testify on Tuesday before ... continue reading


Survey: Americans dissatisfied with bishops' response to sex abuse crisis Watch

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 Americans largely disapprove of the way the U.S. bishops have handled the sex abuse scandal in the U.S. Catholic Church, a new survey ... continue reading


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What do practicing Catholics think about the 2020 election? Watch

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Catholics who say they accept all Church teachings are more likely than other Americans to say they are planning to vote for Donald Trump ... continue reading


Pelosi fumes: 'I don't hate anybody. I was raised Catholic' Watch

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Thursday rejected the suggestion that she "hates" President Donald Trump, and said that her Catholic ... continue reading


Pope Francis names Mexican-born bishop coadjutor of San Bernardino Watch

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Pope Francis Monday named Bishop Alberto Rojas, an auxiliary bishop of Chicago, to be coadjutor of the Diocese of San Bernardino, ... continue reading


Pope Francis appoints new bishop of Gary, Indiana Watch

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Msgr. Robert J. McClory has been appointed as the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Gary, Indiana, the Vatican announced on Tuesday, Nov. ... continue reading


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