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Bishops in Middle East urge prayer for northern Syria

Bishops in Syria and Iraq have called for worldwide prayer as fighting between Turkish and Kurdish forces further destabilizes northern Syria.

Sasse resolution: Church beliefs should not jeopardize tax-exempt status

One U.S. senator is looking to bring up a vote on protecting churches from attempts to police their beliefs, after a presidential candidate said ...

This princess saint was not Harry Potter's owl: St. Hedwig of Silesia

Readers who find this story through a search engine probably were looking for information about Hedwig, Harry Potter's snowy owl.

Pope Francis: God has a universal desire for salvation

God wills the salvation of all persons, Pope Francis said in his General Audience Wednesday, refelcting on the Acts of the Apostles.

'Transgender mandate' struck down by federal court

A federal judge struck down the so-called "transgender mandate" on Tuesday, vacating an Obama-era requirement that doctors perform gender-transition ...

Missionary: Married priests in Amazon wouldn't get to the root of the problem

A South American missionary to Angola who is participating in the Amazon Synod at the invitation of the pope has said the proposal to ordain as ...

Film to portray Catholic woman who saved Jewish children in WWII

The true story of Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic woman who helped smuggle thousands of Jewish children out of the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw during ...

In face of California fire, LA archdiocese expands fund for victims

As a large fire continues to burn in southern California, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has expanded one of its support funds for the victims of ...