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London cardinal call for prayers for victims of Westminster attack

After crashing the vehicle into railings, the British-born Muslim ran into New Palace Yard, near Parliament, where he fatally stabbed a police officer before he was killed by police.

‘Lots of tears’ at chapel services, says priest serving Parliament

"For some it was the first time they could sit down and reflect on what had happened. They didn't feel, until they got home last night, what had really happened," Father Pat Browne said. "They are very shaken people."

Bishop McDevitt Spirit Of 76 High School Reunion

The 1976 graduating class of Bishop McDevitt High School is hosting their 40th Class Reunion.

CSFN 2017 Annual Social

Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth will be holding their annual social in May.

With new website, Franciscans opt for their own ‘hip-hop’ style

The March launch of the website is just phase one of a comprehensive project that will include opportunities for the public to interact with the friars and for the friars to reflect formally on how, when and why they communicate.

Pope recognizes miracle attributed to Fatima visionaries

Many people are hoping Pope Francis will preside over the canonization ceremony during his visit to Fatima May 12-13.

Devon Prep students win big at regional science tourney

Nine students among Devon's 30 participants won medals at the recent Science Olympiad at Neumann University. More than 1,000 middle school and high school students from 60 schools in the region took part.

Holy Cross School’s robotics team wins at U Penn event

The Collegeville regional school's team designed a robot using Legos that will help to avoid vehicle collisions with deer by alerting both drivers and animals. Their design won first place at the regional robotics competition.

Hardened hearts can turn believers into atheists, pope says

Not listening to God's voice can distance Christians from him and lead them instead to seek solace in worldly idols that offer only doubt and confusion, Pope Francis said.

Top Vatican officials attend child protection seminar

There is absolutely no excuse for not implementing concrete measures to protect minors and vulnerable adults from sexual abuse, said Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston.