Pope leads 11,000 in rosary for earthquake victims
6.0-magnitude quake affects Accumoli, Amatrice, Norcia
Germany: 'Pastoral teams' look after 'pastoral units'
New paradigm: a priest plus a mix of paid women and men
Groups aim to shift priorities of U.S. Catholic church
Soros grantees target bishops, push social-justice causes
New study undercuts LGBT movement’s key tenets
'Born that way' is 'not supported by scientific evidence'
9th year of membership decline for Southern Baptists
Total: 15.3M in 2015, with weekly church attendance of 5.6M
Court rules against SNAP for withholding information
Cites 'deliberate and willful refusal' to comply with court
Ayatollah welcomes papal remarks on Islam, violence
Stance disassociating the religion from IS is 'admirable'
Morocco king condemns terrorism in name of Islam
Mohammed VI: 'Killing a priest is forbidden by religion'
Benedict XVI autobiography goes to English translation
is based on interviews with Peter Seewald
New Mexico bishops oppose new death penalty plan
Gov. Martinez plans to reinstate it after 8-year hiatus
Pope names American as nuncio to Guinea Bissau
Latest in a string of American appointments this year
Judge blocks Obama restroom edict in public schools
Ruling described as blow against executive-branch tyranny
China gov't criticized for harvesting prisoners' organs
Focus by Transplantation Society meeting in Hong Kong
Climate prof: Protect kids 'by not having them'
Proposes tax penalty that increases with each child
Cardinal Marx under fire for handling of abuse charge
Munich archdiocesan official: He followed past guidelines
U.K. abortion clinics stop services after inspections
Gov't officials find serious problems with abortion giant
Pope Francis to attend Assisi interreligious summit
30th anniv. of Day of Prayer for Peace convoked by JPII
Benedict XVI's students maintain annual meeting
Ratzinger Schuelerkreis discusses spiritual crisis in EU
Lithuanian intellectuals: Gays bully like Soviets
Communists too claimed to lead 'into a bright future'
Indian cardinal asks faithful to tone down festivals
Extravagant feasts, displays distract attention from worship
ISIS fake passports 'found in Greek refugee camps'
False Syrian passports used to get to Austria, elsewhere
Islamic leader wants to legalize polygamy in Italy
'No reason' why not after recognition of same-sex unions
Persecution grows in Congo, villages ‘obliterated’
At least 36 Christians are hacked to death by jihadists
Number of German priest ordinations hits new low
2015: 96 new seminarians, while 309 priests died, 19 quit
Pediatricians: Gender ideology leads to child abuse
Reality-based ACP broke away from the larger AAP in 2002
Reports abound of imminent Vatican-Beijing agreement
Holy See to accept some role for the Patriotic Association?
Sisters of Charity sue hospital system for $50M
Allege it illegally lured away an orthopedics practice
Boycotted Target now plans single-stall bathrooms
Retailer's stock down 9.7% last quarter, sales down $1.2B
'Church Curmudgeon' has 90,000 followers on Twitter
Baptist character gripes about music, homilies, shenanigans
Top trend in Europe: #NotMyPope, for naïveté on Islam
Church handles Islamic crisis worse than sex abuse crisis
Scotland: Gay, humanist weddings exceed Catholics'
2015 was 1st full year same-sex civil marriages were legal
Syria: Major battle for Aleppo imminent, says bishop
Whoever wins control of the city may win the civil war
Pope personally receives grateful French President
Hollande: 'When priest is attacked, all France is wounded'
Pope gives Rome homeless a day at the beach + dinner
Day-trips to the coast restore to them 'a little dignity'
Trump's new campaign leaders are pro-life advocates
Could communicate the pro-life position, excite grassroots
U.S. Lutherans approve 'historic' accord with Church
Issues resolved; 'path is clear for unity' with Catholics
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