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Plenary Council is key moment for church in Australia

SYDNEY (CNS) — The Second Assembly of Australia’s Plenary Council runs July 3-9. A Plenary...

Supreme Court allows Biden to end Trump-era policy on asylum-seekers

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic leaders praised the Supreme Court’s June 30 decision that gave the...

March for Life will continue until ‘abortion is unthinkable,’ says official

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When the Supreme Court ruled June 24 that there is no constitutional...

USCCB committee chairmen raise concerns on proposed changes to Title IX

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairmen of three U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committees are raising...

Amid war, reconciliation among Christians can foster peace, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Now more than ever, divided Christians must reconcile with each other...

Bishop Parkes continues recovery from amputation surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CNS) — Bishop Gregory L. Parkes of St. Petersburg continues to recover...

Ruling on private school funding prompts new interest in Blaine amendments

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The June 21 Supreme Court ruling in Carson v. Makin declaring that...

Catholic composer says national honor for her hymn is ‘a tremendous gift’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (CNS) — A fellow member of the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish...

Catholics need better understanding of the Mass, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The “sense of mystery” and awe Catholics should experience at Mass...

Pope at pallium Mass: Church must go out to ‘meet the world’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Like Sts. Peter and Paul, the church must go out to...