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God can act in unexpected ways, calling for brave acceptance, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — St. Joseph teaches people to learn to take life as it...

All eyes are on Supreme Court for its biggest abortion case in decades

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments Dec. 1 for the biggest...

Teacher fired by Catholic school wins appeal to continue lawsuit

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Nov. 23 that an Indiana trial...

Designer picks simple fabric, Cypriot symbols for pope’s vestments

BEIRUT (CNS) — The Lebanese designer for Pope Francis’ vestments for Mass in Cyprus chose...

Faith learned young has lingering hold on emerging writer

Novelist Julie Courtney Sullivan describes herself as a bit of an outlier in a traditional...

Teaching media literacy seen as a positive, but schools slow to add it

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Media literacy has shown itself to have positive effects. But schools across...

Congress urged to pass Conscience Protection Act for health care workers

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., has urged Congress to pass the Conscience...

Pope assures migrants they are in his prayers and his heart

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis asked visitors in St. Peter’s Square to join him...

Pope advances sainthood causes, including Dutch priest murdered at Dachau

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis signed a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the...

Vigilance needed to rustle ‘sleepy Christians’ from slumber, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Vigilance is an important aspect of Christian life because it prevents...