Obama calls for end to Catholic education in N. Ireland
Says Church is responsible for keeping towns divided
Philippines health law tests power of Catholic church
Measure would fund contraception for nation's poor women
Catholic school teacher loses job over ex-husband
Diocese says inmate poses threat to students after release
Catholic layman who saved Jews set for sainthood
Focherini established rescue network, killed by Nazis
Catholic men address 'identity crisis' of fatherhood
Media often portrays dads as clueless or out of touch
Gunman shoots man during Catholic Mass in Utah
Police: 'It is a domestic violence-related incident'
Russian Duma passes law banning 'gay propaganda'
Violence between rival protesters spreads in Moscow
International court case against Benedict fizzles
Longshot request by clergy sex abuse victims rejected
Boehner: No apologies for pushing abortion ban
Speaker says measure necessary given Gosnell case
New 1,500-seat Catholic church to open in UAE
700,000 Catholics go to 10 churches in Muslim country
Dreamworks drops plans for Catholic sex abuse film
Project tells of Boston Globe's 'Spotlight Team' reporters
Pope Francis: Church should not eye riches
Says poverty saves us from becoming entrepreneurs
Christians face being driven from the Middle East
Muslim gov'ts have no toleration of religious diversity
Pope: Encyclical on faith written with 'four hands'
Document prepared by ambidextrous Francis, Benedict XVI
Obama to name 5 homosexual foreign ambassadors
'Pride Month' carries over into ambassadorial nominations
Philly priest gets prison for boy's sexual assault
Parochial teacher also sentenced for rape in late 1990's
Coercive sterilization top birth control method in India
Millions of poor women paid $10 for tubal ligation
U.S. bishops: Fix unjust immigration system
Balance security needs with tradition of welcoming
Report: Catholic population growing in South Korea
Yearly average is 2-3 percent increase during past decade
Boy Scouts' decision incites Catholic culture war
Triggers friction over troop sponsorship throughout U.S.
Bergoglio is 'black Pope' dressed in white
Governs Church like superior general of the Jesuits
Pope Francis warns against two dangerous attitudes
Bemoans 'fear of progress' and 'adolescent progressivism'
Pope confirms Vatican 'gay lobby' and corruption
Latin American clerics publish private meeting remarks
French priest suspended after Freemasonry revealed
He refuses to renounce it; demands 'freedom of conscience'
Islamic leader wants Pope to proclaim Islam 'peaceful'
Sets condition for friendly ties with Islamic university
Liberal group sees 'McCarthyism' in CCHD criticism
Two retired bishops, former USCCB staff members agree
U.S. and U.K. support Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt
Jesuit: How can democratic nations back such movements?
Sebelius orders health insurers to cover PP
Abortion giant is deemed an 'essential community provider'
Supreme Court refuses graphic-abortion-photos case
Appeals court ruled images too 'gruesome' to be displayed
Catholic U. nurtures Catholic identity in new faculty
Recently-hired profs immersed in Church intellectual tradition
IRS will collect fines for HHS mandate violations
Determines whether an organization qualifies for exemption
Justice Department drops bid to block sales of Plan B
Women, girls of all ages can now buy OTC morning-after pill
Prelate challenges Orthodox to reexamine nationalism
Koch: Main ecclesiological problem is churches' autocephaly
First native-born bishop from Niger is consecrated
Nation of 19 million has only 25,000 Catholics, 60 priests
Chile proposes financial incentives for childbearing
Birth rate of 1.8 is one of the lowest in Latin America
Kerry follows Clinton in promoting gay rights abroad
Secretary of State: Issue is ‘at the very heart’ of U.S. policy
Church of England surrenders on gay marriage bill
Anglican bishops to focus on implementation practicalities
Catholic leader: Keep battling against gay marriage
The fight in France shows 'these laws rely on a big lie'
Brazil: Evangelical Christians gain political clout
Put abortion, gay marriage at center of their national agenda
Burma: Two-child policy enforced against Muslims
Gov't enforcement of law follows Buddhist-Muslim clashes
Russian Orthodox leader foresees collapse of West
'Russia and Europe will not exist' without Christian ideals
Surrogate pregnancy bill in D.C. draws criticism
Law concerned with 'goods and services,' not the child
High school valedictorian rips up speech, prays
Defies school district rules, earns peers' & parents' applause
'Women Deliver' conference ignores basic health
Focus stays on 'unmet need' for contraception, 'safe abortion'
Catholic bishops urge G8 to tackle tax avoidance
Cdl. Brady is most outspoken; Ireland is seen as 'tax haven'
Pro-life NFL star declines White House invitation
Matt Birk takes issue with Obama's 'God bless PP' remark
Bishop Pates: ‘Drones aren’t a murky moral subject’
'Use of this technology far outstrips reflection done on it'
Vatican document: Gov'ts must protect refugees
2012: 16M refugees, 28M internally-displaced, 21M trafficked
Pope: 'Idolatry is subtle, we all have hidden idols'
'Whoever is a friend of the world is an idolater, not faithful'
Army soldier disciplined for serving Chick-Fil-A
Mention of DOMA in party invitation results in reprimand
Cincinnati diocese to keep teacher morality clause
Will give families environment they expect, despite lawsuit
Pew: Rich, Catholic countries most accepting of gays
Even middle-income Muslim countries exhibit low tolerance
Brazil: Charismatic priests try to retain faithful
Movement aims for renewal by following Pentecostal model
S. Korean prelate to lead 600 priests on pilgrimage
Prayer event aims for authentic peace on Korean peninsula
Russians see first Corpus Christi procession in years
St. Petersburg: Last such celebration occurred before 1918
Pope: 'Throwaway culture' harms planet & humans
We see crisis in environment 'but above all we see it in man'
Catholic Charities USA courts further controversy
Invites dissident priest as conference keynote speaker
Ohio State prez retires after anti-Catholic gaffe
Jokingly referred to 'those damn Catholics' at Notre Dame
'Exorcist' author challenges Georgetown's identity
Campus spokesman gives bland reply about their programs
Vatican proclaims 95 new martyrs of Spanish Civil War
Also acknowledges 'heroic virtue' of priests and sisters
Archbp. of Canterbury opposes redefining marriage
Welby: Pending legislation 'confuses marriage and weddings'
U.K. Lords overwhelmingly vote for gay marriage
Although a close vote was predicted, vote was 390–148
Gay marriage bill fails to move in Illinois House
Chicago Archdiocese, African American Clergy were key
Catholic Committee on Scouting expresses optimism
Asks Scout leaders to 'not rush to judgment' over policy
Archdiocese of Cincinnati loses AI pregnancy case
Jury favors fired lesbian teacher; experts expect an appeal
India: Christian beheaded after refusing conversion
Father-in-law and local Hindu leader arrange his killing
Lithuanian archbishop wary of ‘Trojan Horse’ laws
EU undermines independence by pushing gender ideologies
El Salvador court upholds life-protecting laws
Rejects concept of abortion as a valid medical treatment
EWTN to launch live daily news program from D.C.
Will cover area where religion converges with public affairs
Cdl. Ravasi: Modern churches resemble museums
Vatican realizes modern architects pushed envelope too far
‘Nuns on the bus' leader meets with Pres. Obama
This year the sisters are advocating for immigration reform
Bishop: Hamas pressing for Islamicization of Gaza
Pressures taking toll on small Christian minority there
Canadian pro-lifers pray for soul of abortion foe
'May God have mercy' on pioneering abortionist Morgentaler
Maine roundly rejects physician-assisted suicide
Lopsided vote comes just days after Vermont legalized it
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