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Pope: Migration issue transcends narrow view of security, self-interest

Diplomats have a duty to uphold human rights for all people, especially those fleeing their countries due to war, poverty and environmental challenges, Pope Francis told new ambassadors to the Vatican.

California judge overturns state law legalizing assisted suicide

Judge Daniel A. Ottolia of Riverside County Superior Court ruled that the California Legislature violated existing law when it passed the End of Life Option Act during a special session dedicated to health care.

Popes’ communication styles may differ, but message is same, says priest

Father Federico Lombardi, longtime director of Vatican Radio and the Vatican Television Center, spoke at Fordham University May 15 about his experiences as Vatican spokesman under Pope Benedict and Pope Francis.

College diploma: source of pride and uncertainty for graduating Dreamers

Like other graduates across the country, Dreamers worry about financing grad school or getting good jobs all while fearing possible deportation for themselves or their family members.

Running ‘Camino’ lets Nevadan connect with faith, promote environment

Most people who tackle Spain's famous 500-mile "Camino," whether in whole or in part, do so at an unhurried pace. Not so for Nevadan Jeff Rauenhorst.

Pilgrims brave dangerous neighborhoods to pray at Trinidad shrine

From May to October, hundreds of pilgrims brave heavy rains, high winds or scorching heat to attend Marian devotions at Trinidad and Tobago's national shrine of Our Lady of Laventille.

With faith as connecting force, Hispanics get ready to enrich U.S. church

Unity in Christ and respect for everyone's gifts, cultures and traditions lead Catholics to share the faith as a stronger community.

With confirmation before surgery, woman feels love of faith community

It felt like a small miracle when Father Stefan P. Starzynski came to Kelly Heaton's bedside and anointed her two hours before her brain surgery. And it seemed unbelievable when her family learned one of her brain abscesses had disappeared.

The Culture Project Banquet Fundraiser

Join us for an inspiring night to support the mission of The Culture Project - an initiative of young people set out to restore culture through the experience of virtue.

Nightly Rosary in Olde City with Philadelphia Catholic Mamas

Please join the Philadelphia Catholic Mamas in praying the rosary at the historic Olde St. Mary's Cathedral.