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San Francisco prelate bars Pelosi from Communion

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone declared May 20 that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is not "to be admitted" to Communion unless she publicly repudiates "support for abortion."

Delco standouts at Penn Relays reflect on races like no other

The Cardinal O'Hara boys and Bonner-Prendergast girls racing in the 4x400 events spoke about the teamwork and special atmosphere of the venerable Philadelphia relay carnival.

Catholic New York newspaper to fold this year

The Archdiocese of New York's paper will publish its final issue Nov. 17, with a new digital outlet to unveil in late 2022 or early 2023. All 13 employees will be let go.

Jim Gardner to speak at St. Charles Seminary

The longtime Action News anchor and Philadelphia broadcasting icon will join a town hall discussion and receive the 2022 Cardinal John Foley Award May 26.

Chamber music concert comes to cathedral May 21

The Pyxis Piano Trio performs works by Beethoven and Brahms Saturday, May 21 at 7 p.m. in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

University of Notre Dame Chorale performs May 20

The official concert choir of the University of Notre Dame visits St. Margaret Church, Narberth for a free concert Friday evening at 7 p.m.

United choirs find hope against racism in song

More than 100 Catholics in five diverse choirs sang at a concert for racial healing last weekend at the cathedral, confronting the sin of racism with healing.

In Nigeria, nuns work to decrease deaths of mothers, children

It doesn't take expensive technology to prevent women from dying in childbirth and children from dying young, as a Catholic diocese and the Medical Missionaries of Mary learned. It does take skill and wide outreach.

‘Warriors to Lourdes’ make prayer kits for Ukrainian soldiers

Some 175 U.S. active-duty military personnel and veterans on a pilgrimage to Mary's shrine at Lourdes, France made and shipped 3,000 kits to active-duty and injured Ukrainian soldiers.

What do Americans think about abortion? It’s complicated

With all the developments on abortion and polling of it over 50 years, Gallup finds that support for legal abortion has gone up all of 1%, and opposition is down by the same 1% -- with complex factors in between.