Bishop Lori testifies before House Judiciary Comm.
HHS's doublespeak and absurd results are highlighted
Catholic Advocate launches 'Consultation' video
Effort rallies for Conscience Act, against mandate
Midwives not allowed to object on abortion
Scottish judge rejects nurses' conscience case
Vietnam: Vatican asks for expanded presence
Church is encouraged to participate in 'development'
Santorum sparks debate over JFK's historic speech
Cultural landscape has changed greatly since 1960
D.C. priest denies communion to lesbian
Archdiocese: Public reprimand is against 'policy'
Illinois school tries 'gender segregation'
Pilot project seems promising for middle schoolers
Penna. judge dismisses atheist assault case
Victim's speech rights trumped by Muslim's ire
Susan B. Anthony List president raps HHS mandate
Signs letter asking Obama not to speak for all women
Church official asks Israeli president for help
Holy Land sites being attacked by 'Jewish extremists'
Monsignor Lynn's bid for dropped charges fails
Philadelphia abuse trial proceeds to jury selection
Researcher criticized by Catholic hospital group
Number of sterilizations dismissed but not rebutted
Boys Town founder to be named Servant of God
Archdiocese opens cause for Flanagan's beatification
Pope: Couples should shun artificial procreation
Arrogance and easy income drives infertility field
My Brother, the Pope book gives privileged look
Interviews with Msgr. Georg Ratzinger cover whole life
Nigeria: Suicide bomber attacks Christians
Islamist group claims responsibility for atrocity
Cardinal foresees extinction of our institutions
No Catholic hospitals unless HHS mandate is rescinded
Santorum defends role of religion in public life
Criticizes JFK's famous church-state separation speech
All four Philly Catholic high schools are saved
Key: Grassroots efforts and millions in donations
Pelosi: 'Church has not enforced' its own teaching
Catholics' contraception habits are given as evidence
Framing of HHS mandate debate is key for Church
Americans approve contraception but split on HHS rule
Former Regnum Christi ladies regroup in Chile
Archbishop creates Totus Tuus association of women
Former Anglicans celebrate Mass at St. Peter's
Ordinariate praised as 'Catholic way' of ecumenism
Kuwait parliamentary bloc begins crackdown
Islamic group to prohibit building of new churches
Seven states file lawsuit over HHS mandate
Contraception is one issue among broader challenges
Healthcare CEO slams Women Religious group
Mandate 'compromise' is tactic to divide the Church
Fla. Senator Marco Rubio has a 'Mormon past'
GOP star has ties to Protestant & Catholic churches
Bishops issue new letter condemning mandate
Dolan: Our rights don't depend on any gov't decision
Syria: Patriarch blasts Western media coverage
'Civil rights for all' precedes democracy building
BBC airs new docu-series called Catholics
First episode focuses on England's few seminarians
College debt poses roadblock for vocations
69% of religious orders refused indebted inquirers
Vatican to enter renewed talks with Vietnam
Better relations sought with home of 6m Catholics
Insurers don't think HHS mandate will cut costs
Survey of pharmacy directors contradicts Obama idea
Vatican-SSPX talks concluded, await decision
Source: 'All is currently in the hands of the Pope'
U.K.: Prelate rejects claim of 'persecution'
Bishop warns against inappropriate use of the word
EWTN explains HHS mandate's effect in N.Y. Times
CEO: 'We have no choice but to fight it in court'
Pharmacists can't be forced to violate conscience
Washington state loses suit over 'morning-after pill'
Bishops oppose casino gambling in Kentucky
Churches work to defeat governor's ballot proposal
Ill.: Diocesan 'personnel dispute' goes public
Bishop explains firing of priest who extemporizes Mass
N.J. pastor gives drive-through ash service
Priest offers 5 services in church and one outdoors
President Obama's war on religion has backfired
GOP opposition has been 'handed' its unifying issue
Ash Wednesday's not just for Catholics anymore
Ancient practice is increasingly observed by Protestants
New Jersey governor vetoes gay marriage bill
Christie: It 'should be left to the people' to decide
Villanova Univ. cancels gay artist's workshop
School cites its 'Catholic and Augustinian values'
Researcher: There are 3 discrete 'Catholic votes'
Latino, 'intentional' and 'cultural' Catholics are key
Ex-judge defends infamous forced-abortion ruling
Boston Univ. rescinds job offer after controversy
Dept. of Education: Catholic schools are best
Test scores show large two-decades-long disparity
Cardinal Dolan called 'rock star' of the Faith
Dolan's charisma and strong leadership are notable
Study: 48% of Catholic hospitals do sterilizations
Procedures occur despite bishops' public opposition
Group of 2,500 evangelical pastors oppose mandate
Leaders condemn any restriction on religious freedom
List: Prominent women give countercultural view
Journalist alarmed at 'the rewriting of facts' by media
Bishops 'fight for authority' over their flock
Mandate war exposes dissenting 'Catholic' institutions
Comboni missionaries turn attention to Europe
Europe has 'poverty of values, incapacity for sharing'
Ireland: Nuncio confirms Pope's disgust at abuse
'The Pope is resolute' to deal with abusers, help victims
Anglican priest stumps atheist Richard Dawkins
Fraser makes point with Chas. Darwin trivia challenge
Mexico: 'Great religiosity' shown sporadically
Faithful have developed a sort of 'homemade religion'
Timothy Dolan and 21 others elevated to cardinal
Group has sixteen Europeans and three North Americans
New top officials named for Legion of Christ
Cardinal de Paolis replaces two who resigned
Philly archdiocese to spare threatened schools
Appeals process allows approx. one-third to stay open
Catholic dissidents criticize Cuba & communism
Leaked cables reveal the Church's part in Cuban politics
Catholic Charities USA contradicts White House
Insists it has not endorsed HHS mandate compromise
Cardinal: Catholics seen as threat in India
Small Christian minority is target of extremists
Canada's high court dismisses religious case
Catholics can't opt out of state religion program
England: Seminary enrollment is on the rise
After all-time low in 2001, recruits have doubled
Oklahoma is latest to pass 'Personhood' bill
Senate passes bill to pro-life House and governor
Missouri: Bishop Finn seeks to dismiss charges
Claims he was not 'mandated' to report child abuse
Italian P.M. aims to end Church tax breaks
Difficult economy gives reason 'to push this through'
Nuns and priests arrested in Congo protest
Police turn violent on election-fraud protestors
Dolan: New York isn't like Sodom and Gomorrah
Much of community is 'religious, respectful, interested'
Pro-life 'Personhood' bill advances in Virginia
Effort seeks changes in legal code, not constitution
Catholic Santorum is 'out of step with nation'
His ideas on social issues are 'surprising, puzzling'
Actress-turned-nun movie nominated for Oscar
Documentary about Mother Dolores Hart offers hope
Catholic 'limousine liberals' rescued mandate
Spectator: Well-paid hospital CEOs divide the Church
Twelve attorneys general threaten HHS lawsuit
Mandate: 'an impermissible violation' of First Amendment
Sebelius admits to keeping bishops uninformed
Dodges question on conferring with pro-abort groups
Santorum's beliefs come under renewed scrutiny
Declared contraception is 'harmful to women' in 2006
Archbishop: Asia's next for sex-abuse scandals
Fears of shame will make for drawn-out disclosures
Two Colombian priests hired their own killers
Prosecutor: Suicide pact was disguised as robbery
Vatican newspaper brands leakers as 'wolves'
Recent leaks may indicate internal 'power struggle'
Catholic and public schools mull space-sharing
Edmonton: Play areas and gyms could be common ground
White House cleared 'compromise' with CHA head
Sr. Carol Keehan was an insider, bishops were not
Nuns' groups said to 'split' on Obama compromise
Sisters of Mercy & Conf. of Women Religious welcome it
Notre Dame, Jesuit colleges happy with compromise
They'll be 'working out the details' with the White House
Bishops plan expansion of HHS mandate battle
Campaign to rally against many government intrusions
White House, HHS, & allies spread false statistic
Debunked: '98% of Catholic women have contracepted'
Leader of Legion's consecrated women resigns
Ladies' branch in turmoil as 30 members break away
Mexico: Church draws fire for voting guidelines
'Provocative' document 'implicitly' violates law?
Louisiana Catholic schools have few empty seats
Jindal pushes vouchers in education improvement plan
200+ leaders denounce Obama's 'accommodation'
It's still coercion to supply same objectionable services
Congress, courts, politics are our next defense
The Church can prevail in 'court of public opinion'
Ontario Catholic teachers union: Shut off Wi-Fi
Group is wary of 'potential health and safety risk'
Catholic governor signs gay marriage law
She's 'proud' as Washington becomes 7th such state
Bishop exhorts Catholic pols who attack Church
Jenky is 'utterly scandalized' by Sebelius & Pelosi
Charity refuses donation from Planned Parenthood
Wisconsin food pantry refuses to give 'a photo op'
Kidney disease is epidemic in Central America
1 in 4 manual laborers afflicted by puzzling illness
Syrian bishop: Syria could become a new Iraq
'Christians will pay a heavy price' if diplomacy fails
Obama offers Church compromise on HHS mandate
Bishops not satisfied with shift of responsibility
Legislative push against mandate to continue
Senator calls Obama's revision 'accounting gimmick'
CHA & Catholic Charities welcome Obama plan
Groups break ranks with U.S. bishops over mandate
Mike Huckabee: 'We are all Catholics now'
Christians form bond fighting religious bigotry
Catholic school considers random drug tests
New Mexico principal: 'We have to be proactive'
Pope praises 'Jesus Our Contemporary' conference
Explains why Christ is more than a historical figure
Italian newspaper warns of threat against Pope
Vatican dismisses assassination plot as 'delirious'
High-profile lawsuit against Vatican withdrawn
Lawyers for 'John Doe 16' file voluntary dismissal
EWTN files lawsuit against HHS over mandate
Media giant keeps religious liberty as main issue
Secular journal says Humanae Vitae was right
'Admit It': all of Paul VI's warnings have come to be
Vital info is lacking in contraception flap
The Pill & other methods pose serious health risks
Church leaders use Internet against pedophiles
Center for Child Protection will be response network
Archbishop lists Church's abuse crisis mistakes
Being duped by offenders, believing in easy 'cures'...
HHS mandate defenders are going to extremes
Post writer doubts wisdom of the Founding Fathers
Lent begins renewed 'Catholics Come Home' effort
Campaign produced 'significant bumps in attendance'
Georgia justices allow assisted-suicide ads
State Supreme Court opens door to 'fringe advocates'
Vatican prosecutor condemns 'culture of silence'
Bishops told to follow Church & civil laws on abuse
Boehner to use legislative means to fight HHS
Committee's 'preparing to move quickly' on reversal
Philly monsignor seeks new abuse-case judge
Remarks show 'obvious' partiality to prosecutors
U.S. bishops speak against Calif. Prop. 8 ruling
It defies the will of voters, reflects 'confusion'
Milwaukee Archdiocese tries to dodge fraud case
Lawyers: Abuse victims missed timeline for claims
Planned Parenthood defends Obama from critics
National television ad campaign praises HHS mandate
Diocese of Orange asks public for suggestions
Crystal Cathedral's new name must be 'Christological'
College vending machine sells abortion pill
FDA looks into school's 'self-help care center'
154 bipartisan members of Congress oppose HHS
Group letter describes 'radical' attack on freedoms
Obama spokesmen send conflicting messages
'Willing to work with' Church, but won't back down
Obama sided with 'group of mostly female advisers'
Struggle within White House dragged on for months
Survey: Catholics back HHS mandate at higher rate
Democratic-affiliated polling firm gives timely stats
Fed. court overturns Calif. gay marriage ban
Prop. 8 ruling sets stage for Supreme Court case
Komen vice president resigns over funding flap
Concern over ties to Planned Parenthood ran deep
Rick Santorum delivers GOP (& Romney) stunner
Three-state sweep thrills religious conservatives
Prof. Kmiec rebukes Obama over mandate issue
Prominent Catholic gave his support in 2008 election
USCCB: White House misrepresents HHS mandate
Obama official's assertions receive sharp response
USA Today editorial board clashes with Sebelius
HHS Secretary's justifications 'sidestep' the issue
Santorum to Obama: 'We're not that stupid'
Pledges to campaign every day on the HHS mandate
Romney joins fight on contraception rules
Hones in on social issue that he rarely discusses
Pope sends appeal for 'profound renewal'
Abuse symposium must promote safety, victim support
Iran's Ayatollah calls for destruction of Jews
Preemptive plan counters expected Israeli attack
Catholicism's influence wanes in the Caribbean
Region faces hurdles including rise in evangelicalism
Further clarifications offered on HHS mandate
USCCB: 'Six Things Everyone Should Know' about it
Komen reverses decision on Planned Parenthood
'Deluge of opposition' surprises breast cancer charity
Army silenced chaplains on HHS mandate issue
Free speech and religious liberty violated from top
Vatican publicly responds to corruption charge
U.S. nuncio's past complaints dismissed as false
Two dozen Philadelphia schools appeal closures
Chaput's spokesman: 'Everything is under review'
Vatican prepares for major symposium on abuse
Church moves from denial to learning and prevention
Illinois priest resigns over improvised prayers
Belleville bishop tires of his off-the-cuff Masses
Vatican astronomer: Big Bang fits with faith
Exhibit planned for photos, minerals, & research
Chicago Catholic schools continue to grow
City enrollment has gone up for two years in a row
Pimps, traffickers flock to Super Bowl venue
Law enforcement, volunteers work to thwart sex trade
Obama talks faith at National Prayer Breakfast
He claims his Christian belief drives his policies
Planned Parenthood quickly fills funding gap
Supporters rally in reaction to Komen decision
John Boehner: Feds should back off HHS mandate
White House spokesman says the decision will stand
St. Louis has plan to fill its Catholic schools
Strong faith identity and state tax credits are key
Romney critics recall his shift on 'conscience'
Massachusetts saw injury to Catholic religious freedom
Chinese officials arrest 5 'underground' priests
Meeting at layman's home is stormed by police
'New atheist' plans London 'temple to atheism'
Writer borrows idea of awe-inspiring architecture
Susan B. Anthony prez: Most women are pro-life
Damage from abortion drives pro-life numbers up
One million Catholics to receive 'faith cards'
British bishops offer the faithful a daily reminder
U.S. Catholics asked to 'limit food spending'
USCCB: First Friday to have 'food insecurity' theme
Occupy protestors disrupt pro-life rally in R.I.
Group earns contempt by throwing condoms at girls
Birmingham, Ala. bishop discusses EWTN with Pope
Baker also tells of immigrants' issues in the South
Virginia senate passes pre-abortion ultrasounds
Revived bill takes informed consent to a new level
Abortion issue most worrying for Team Romney
Mitt's late pro-life 'conversion' still dogs him
Public charter schools use Catholic facilities
Dioceses lease and sell to inner-city 'competitors'
Susan G. Komen pulls Planned Parenthood funds
Charity prohibits grants to groups under investigation
Retired Philadelphia Cardinal Bevilacqua dies at 88
Ends debate over his competence to testify in trial
Catholic Latino leader calls HHS mandate insulting
'This administration takes the Hispanic vote for granted'
Senator introduces bill to reverse HHS mandate
Florida's Rubio pushes broader religious exemption
Southern Baptist leader applauds our bishops
Seminary president sounds alarm on religious liberty
Vatican rebuts charge of financial mismanagement
Italian newspaper report is latest of alleged scandals
Islamists in famine-hit Somalia ban Red Cross aid
Agency accused of proselytizing and giving 'unfit' food
Longest Married Couple contest winner named
Pair from Las Vegas, Nevada, were married in 1933
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