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‘Horrendous attack weighs on all our hearts,’ says cardinal

News reports about the attack, which left at least eight people dead and 11 others injured, "are too preliminary to understand fully what has happened," the cardinal said, "but it grieves me deeply that we must again respond to such acts of terror."

2018-2019 Audited Financial Statements of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

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2017-2018 Audited Financial Statements of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

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Ghana’s bishops launch project to clean up corruption, environment

Addressing the relationship between social and ecological health, the bishops seek to "shape hearts, attitudes and minds" in the African nation, which ranks among the most corrupt in the world.

Police find heart of Dublin’s patron saint, six years after its theft

The relic of St. Laurence O'Toole, which has been venerated for 800 years, was returned to Christ Church Cathedral in a ceremony held on April 26.

Pope: Crucifix is a sign of God’s love, not just a piece of jewelry

The revelation of God's love toward humanity is made known through contemplating the crucifix and not just using it as work of art or as a fashion accessory, Pope Francis said.

‘Boys will be boys,’ or is it time to man up?

A couple disagrees over whether to cut their teenage sons some slack, or to rein them in. Deacon Paul and Helen McBlain advise honest discussions, and above all, prayer.

Emmet Cahill Live in Springfield

Sony Music recording artist and Celtic Thunder lead singer Emmet Cahill returns to Springfield on Thursday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. to perform songs from his debut orchestral album, “Emmet Cahill’s Ireland”.

Lenten Series We Thirst: Lessons in Mercy, Christian Reflections on Addiction

This popular program is an inspirational and informational series on the epidemic of addiction within the context of the Christian community.

Church called to work for unity in time of paralyzing polarization

Pope Francis' invitation to encounter people at their station in life offers a starting point to overcome the deep polarization that marks public life, speakers told participants at the annual Catholic Social Ministry Gathering.

God comes to people in the simplest guises, says new Paris archbishop

When God shows himself to people, he comes with the greatest discretion like a small child -- in a stable among animals because the world would not accept him," Archbishop Michel Aupetit said.