Pope invokes St. Benedict in address to EU bigwigs
'Joyful hope, flowing from faith, is able to change the world'
Beijing expels 1,000 S. Korean pastors, missionaries
Effectively disbanding local Korean religious communities
U.K.: Silent Eucharistic procession protests abortion
Hundreds in Norwich mark 50th anniversary of Abortion Act
Cardinal: Tradition can't 'be overruled by a footnote'
Brandmüller: Kasper’s work is 'slapdash' and 'ideological'
Spanish bishops urge peaceful end to Catalan crisis
Madrid dissolved Catalan parliament, suspended autonomy
Mexico: Large Muslim community lives in Chiapas state
Indigenous Tzotzil men and women converted in late '80s
DNC Party executive won’t hire 'straight white males'
Despite 'Equal Opportunity Employer' blurb everywhere
Catholic laity launch new JPII Academy for Life, Family
Revive original mission; Dr. Josef Seifert is first president
Cardinal: 'Impossible' for Church to okay contraception
Humanae Vitae is 'doctrinal document, truly prophetic'
Indonesia passes law against radical Islamic groups
Power to dissolve those contrary to national principles
Priest wins human rights award for genocide research
Desbois has identified more than 600 mass-killing sites
Brussels: Catholics pray rosary at Reformation service
Disrupt by praying aloud inside cathedral; police called
GOP lawmakers getting active in death penalty repeal
Executions conflict w/ fiscal responsibility, limited gov't
Pope defends the family to EU civil and church leaders
'Family is harmonious union of differences' of man, woman
Moscow patriarch: 1917 revolution was catastrophe
Led to persecution of believers, destruction of churches
Pence: Middle East aid now goes via faith-based groups
Not UN; order is 'game changer' for persecuted Christians
Vatican Cardinal: 2018 Youth synod is about 'change'
Farrell: Youth must say 'how the Church needs to change'
Pope: 'God said it, and the Bible: Welcome the migrant'
Says Europe has assimilated migrants for centuries
Iraqi priest refuses to leave as army shells town
Peshmerga, Iraqi forces battle in Christian-majority town
Pro-abort bullies win at college founded by JH Newman
Ireland: Leader impeached after nixing illegal information
Religious freedom is path to a moderate Saudi Arabia
Religions must be free to challenge Wahhabism, extremism
Augustinian head offers strong words on Luther's 500th
'Damage done to the Order and religious life was enormous'
Müller: Reformation was ‘revolution against Holy Spirit’
Corrects Italian bishop who called it an 'event of the Spirit'
In Myanmar, the Pope's words will be monitored closely
Priest: A wrong word could 'plunge the country into chaos'
Pope Francis phones the International Space Station
To reach six astronauts; Benedict XVI did same in 2011
China's president seeks more control over religions
Must conform to Communist ideals, be 'Chinese-oriented'
Ontario bans pro-life witness outside abortion centers
Fine, jail for sidewalk counselling, showing 'disapproval'
N.M. clinic will abort baby at 37 weeks for $17,000
Undercover video also reveals 'emergency Medicaid' pitch
Crown prince: Saudis want return to moderate Islam
Says, 'We want to live a normal life' like 'before 1979'
One third of 18- to 24-year-olds don’t believe in God
Is the iPhone generation consumed by individual choice?
U.S. bishops publish English translation of exorcism
Until now, priest had to be wise, holy, and strong in Latin
Wis. diocese: Funerals ‘may be denied’ to married gays
Risk of scandal, confusion; Fr. James Martin tweets protest
Kent State U.: Is saying ‘You need Jesus' hate speech?
Event poster shows bias against Christians, conservatives
BBC accused of suppressing abortion-survey results
Results show British public doesn't want more liberal laws
Georgetown U. won't deny abortion-related investments
'Socially Responsible Investing Policy' is vague on this
Global total of 263M school children are not in school
Due to discrimination and status as migrants or refugees
Indonesia: Muslims nix Protestant Reformation event
Accuse organizers of using ceremony to Christianize locals
Germany: Terrorism-related cases quadruple in a year
Prosecutors opened 900+ cases this year; had 80 in 2013
Rome: Talks at Gregorian U. re-examine Humanae Vitae
Jesuit: We must think 'in light of the new situation' today
Cdl. Sarah speaks at Europa Christi meeting in Poland
Says nations have right to distinguish refugees, migrants
Irish Catholics plan mass-rosary recital along coast
‘Rosary on the Coast for Life and Faith’ on November 26
'Cemetery of Innocents' display stolen at St. Louis U.
Crosses represent death penalty, murder, abortion victims
PP builds clinics financed via federal tax loophole
N.C. congressman aims to stop use of 'abortion bonds'
Georgetown Univ. pro-marriage group faces sanctions
Org that promotes Catholic doctrine is called 'hate group'
Global Catholic population increases by 12.5 million
Figures show increase on all continents except Europe
Russian Orthodox leader warns Europe of future doom
Defend Christian roots and change or 'face annihilation'
Fed. court: Huge cross on Maryland highway is illegal
Atheists: 92-year-old WWI monument endorses Christianity
Pope clarifies new translation rules in letter to Sarah
Bishops need not 'conform in every point' to old norms
Pope slams 'eugenic' attitude toward the disabled
Church must accept and welcome all who are vulnerable
Pro-abort feminists try to burn cathedral in Argentina
Graffiti: 'Burn the pope, Abuser priests, Death to males'
Saudi Arabia to vet use of Mohammad's 'hadith' sayings
To prevent them being used to justify violence, terrorism
Pope sends message to UN Food and Agriculture Org.
FAO head: Francis is 'indispensable' in promoting values
Polish bishops study Communion-remarriage document
Reaffirms Church teaching while caring for special cases
L.A. Homeless Services reports 23% spike in one year
Religious groups uniting to help 58,800 homeless people
BBC mini-series depicts daily life of Benedictine monks
Features three abbeys: Downside, Belmont, and Pluscarden
N.C. gov forces 'gender identity' bathroom compliance
Protects 'sexual orientation, gender identity/expression'
Pope praises John Wesley for leading people to Christ
Marks 50 years of dialogue with World Methodist Council
Greek Orthodox clergy protest new transgender law
Will ring church bells 'in mourning' every day at noon
Group counters Filial Correction with 'Pro Pope Francis'
German-speaking clerics and scholars, dissenting bishops
Yemen’s cholera outbreak is fastest in modern times
WHO: 822,000 suspected cases, 2,160 deaths since April
Calif. governor vetoes bill that targeted religious orgs
Would have banned having faith-based codes of conduct
Quebec passes bill banning face veils in public sector
All must uncover faces while receiving any gov't services
Marquette U. hosts ‘Black Male Appreciation Luncheon’
To discuss their status 'both locally and nationally'
Pope acknowledges Q&A interviews are 'pastoral risk'
'This can make me vulnerable, but it's a risk I want to take'
Church in India prays for imprisoned Orissa Christians
Seven unjustly accused of killing Hindu leader in 2008
Australia: Churches attacked over gay-marriage vote
Graffiti reads, 'Bash bigots' and 'Crucify ‘no’ voters'
Archbishop condemns murder of Maltese journalist
She exposed link between prime minister, sale of passports
LGBTQ film fest returns to Univ. of Notre Dame campus
Students reintroduce once-banned event; some protest
England's Buckfast Abbey to celebrate 1,000 years
Kept up except during 343-year post-Henry VIII closure
Ganswein denies rumors of Benedict XVI in decline
Calls circulating social media quote 'false and wrong!'
Apple removes pro-life app after pro-abort complaints
Human Coalition sent anonymous, real-time prayer requests
Pope: Population control is ‘false solution’ to hunger
Tells UN all should cooperate based on love, solidarity
Cardinals Marx, Sarah disagree on Magnum Principium
Debate bishops' new authority over liturgical translations
Philippines president declares city to be militant-free
Army battling last 30 jihadists, who're holding 20 hostages
'Conservative Catholic' to be next leader of Austria
31-yr-old Sebastian Kurz draws hard line on immigration
Thomas Aquinas Coll. forever freed from HHS mandate
Fed. settlement is binding on all future administrations
Scholars warn EU: Protect borders, restore marriage
Paris Statement says family life is essential to rebuilding
C. Gingrich confirmed as US Ambassador to Vatican
Aims to fight human trafficking, promote religious freedom
Bologna: Italian prisoners leave during lunch w/ Pope
Two escaped sometime during the hour, are still not found
Hungary holds global forum on persecuted Christians
Orbán to EU: Dump political correctness, defend our roots
Head of Vatican hospital convicted of abuse of office
Diverted half million dollars to renovate cardinal’s apt.
West hurts African Christianity by ‘pandering’ to Islam
Nigerian bishop says Catholic Church there is weakened
Germany: 883-year-old Cistercian monastery to close
Bernard of Clairvaux's Himmerod Abbey has six monks
35 canonized at Mass attended by 35,000 pilgrims
New saints include three teen boys from 16th-C. Mexico
Pope announces 2019 Synod of Bishops for S. America
To address evangelization and 'crisis' of Amazon forest
Trump says our 'religious heritage’ will be defended
'In America, we don’t worship government, we worship God'
Report: Christians facing worst persecution in history
Aid to the Church in Need says UN, world largely ignore it
Cameroon bishops decry massacres of citizens by army
Christians pursued, 'some arrested, some maimed or shot'
Egypt: Coptic priest killed in street attack in Cairo
Bishop voices anger, demands accountability and justice
S. Korea bishops push for abolition of death penalty
Last execution in 1997 but 61 men are still on death row
Santa Rosa bishop Vasa on fires: Diocese is 'hit hard'
Evacuations, high school destroyed, elementary damaged
200 pro-life posters torn down at Loyola Marymount
Highlighted similarities in issues of abortion, immigration
Trump pulls U.S. out of pro-abort, pro-LGBT UNESCO
Escalates criticism of UN bodies; defunded UNFPA in April
Australia: Gay marriage vote shows inter-Church rift
Fault lines in bishops' conference, marking liberal orders
Caritas alarmed at child trafficking in northeast India
Data considered 'tip of the iceberg' of huge phenomenon
Pope: Revise Catechism to show death penalty is wrong
Issue gives example of how Church teaching is not static
Mexican archdiocese criticizes Jesuit college's Mass
Rock band Coldplay played songs for students to 'reflect'
Archbp. Cordileone preaches on hell and mocking God
See 'living reflection of hell' in abortion, homosexuality
Burundi: Catholic bishops advocate dialogue for peace
Forgotten political crisis in small, 62% Catholic country
Profs: Academic intolerance for opposing views on rise
Youth show less ideological tolerance than their parents
Swiss gov't asked IS terrorist to work with migrants
Expert: Would've been 'disaster,' he's 'pure Islamic state'
St. John Paul II Seminary in D.C. is bursting at seams
Founded in 2011; recently opened, blessed its third wing
Indonesian bishop resigns after Vatican investigation
60+ priests had resigned en masse over mistress, theft
Pope creates new Syro-Malabar dioceses in India
Calls different rites to deeper communion, not uniformity
Cause advances for priest who labored in Soviet Union
Capuchin was ordained in 1933, persevered for 40 years
Pakistan: Christian student dies after police torture
Arslan Masih lynched after refusing to convert to Islam
Calif. reduces penalty for knowingly spreading HIV
Felony to misdemeanor, incl. donating AIDS-infected blood
Newsweek: Is IS outfoxing FBI on Las Vegas facts?
IS aims to show that Western intelligence isn't 'omniscient'
European Church launches re-evangelization mission
Cardinal: 'Europe hasn't exhausted its mission in history'
Oxford college students ban Christians from booth
Due to Christianity’s ties to 'neo-colonialism, homophobia'
Burmese Cardinal defends Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis
Pope's visit next month could help situation, inspire peace
Contemplative religious nuns go to English diocese
Italians under Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest
News wire: Polish Rosary 'had anti-Muslim overtones'
Because event also commemorated Battle of Lepanto
WaPo Fact Check confirms: U.S. is extreme on abortion
One of only seven countries that permit it after 20 weeks
USCCB lauds Trump admin. decision on HHS mandate
Calls exemption expansion 'a return to common sense'
Boston: Two cardinals, dozen bishops attend AL conf.
To 'further the ongoing reception of Amoris in the U.S.'
Pope addresses Vatican conferees on priestly formation
Do you want to be a 'drawing-room priest' or a disciple?
Hundreds of thousands pray rosary at Polish border
320 churches, 22 dioceses take part in massive appeal
Filipino bishops deny aim to undermine Duterte gov't
Whistleblower policemen are being sheltered by Church
Legionaries of Christ seminary rector to be laicized
Revealed he has two children, intends to leave ministry
Pope: The 'novelty' of Christianity is love, not revenge
Only 'arrogance and presumption' can impede God's will
‘Gender identity’ no longer a protected civil right
AG Jeff Sessions: Enforce Civil Rights Act without add-on
Pope addresses Pontif. Academy for Life on new issues
Raps 'biological, psychical manipulation' of sex differences
Pope's daily Mass homily: Keep, rediscover your roots
'A people without roots or losing its roots, is a sick people'
Mali Church leader voices alarm as Islamists attack
Parishes targeted, Christians told 'not to gather to pray'
Up to 50 witnesses could testify in Cdl. Pell hearing
Authorities have yet to reveal details of the charges
U.S. fertility rate plummets to new record low
62.0 births per 1,000 women of reproductive age in 2016
UK gov’t pays for trans teens to freeze sperm, eggs
Procedures: $530 for he, $5300 for she, storage $400/year
Women outnumber men in 7 of 11 post-graduate fields
Men lead only in biz, engineering, math/computer, science
Opus Dei bigwig: Filial correction signers ‘attack' Pope
Msgr. Fazio: 'A child doesn’t correct his father in public'
Robert Spaemann: Pope's teaching has ‘split’ Church
Bishops’ contradictory AL guidelines confound priests
Fed. judge strikes down Indiana abortion restrictions
No limits for gender, race, disability; shows Roe must go
Pope Francis announces pre-synodal youth meeting
To take input from Catholics, other religions, atheists
Catalan gov't wants archbishop, abbot to mediate talks
Between region and Spanish authorities, as crisis deepens
Gov't to introduce ‘opt-out’ organ donation in England
'Presumed consent' will raise serious ethical concerns
Bayer drops birth control coil everywhere except U.S.
15,000 women in U.S. alone have reported serious issues
Calif. priest gets three years in prison for bank fraud
Ordered to pay $1,880,000 to Diocese of San Jose and IRS
Abp. Gomez: Missionaries are overlooked U.S. founders
'They laid spiritual, intellectual groundwork' for our nation
Bournemouth Oratory thrives on England's south coast
Blooming community provides chaplaincy to new university
Philippines cathedral celebrates first Mass since May
Gunfire, explosions heard in background of prayers, hymns
Iraqi Christians ‘in danger’ with Kurdish vote crisis
Many fear possible conflict over independent Kurdistan
40 Catholic institutions to divest from fossil fuels
Dioceses, orders, agencies cite 'Laudato Si' encyclical
U.S. House votes to ban most abortions after 20 weeks
Similar Pain-Capable acts passed in 2013, 2015; not Senate
New video: 4 former abortion clinic workers speak out
'Never in 17 centers across Iowa did we have an adoption'
Austria: Bishop of Innsbruck calls for women deacons
Glettler 'very open' to giving Communion to remarrieds
Vatican summons Belgian order to Rome over policy
To hear why board members want to allow euthanasia
Philippines: Muslim group to guard Church aid workers
Program to reconstruct, promote peace in post-conflict city
Pre-seminary discernment programs spreading in U.S.
Program at Franciscan in Steubenville is oldest, exemplary
Spain: Bishops plead for peace after secession vote
Police close polls during Catalonian regional referendum
Student atheism group faces revolt from its chapters
Cash dries up, staffers fired after social-justice drift
Francis's reforms begin with motu proprio, chirograph
Unusual step seems intended to make reforms personal
Pope reappoints Cdl. Burke to Apostolic Signatura
Was prefect of court for 6 years before removal in 2014
Vatican diplomat also wanted in Canada over child porn
Msgr. Capella is back in Italy; Vatican is investigating
Cardinal Müller speaks out on Amoris Laetitia, dubia
Says some aim to be 'guardians' of a sole interpretation
Nigeria: Boko Haram closes most schools in one state
Ongoing insurgency leaves 3M children without education
'Child Dignity in the Digital World' congress in Rome
Experts to develop concrete ways to combat online abuse
Pope mourns victims of 'senseless' Las Vegas shooting
50 dead, 400 wounded by gunman at country music festival
Judge throws out Kentucky pro-life ultrasound law
Law allows women to choose if they want to see/hear baby
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