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In Jordan, patriarch reaffirms baptismal site, church’s work with refugees

AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, reaffirmed the Catholic Church’s...

Sacred Scripture needs to be respected, valued, Vatican says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In preparation for the Sunday of the Word of God Jan....

Biden signs flurry of executive orders, undoing Trump-era policies

WASHINGTON (CNS) — On his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed 17 executive...

The Dig

NEW YORK (CNS) — The discovery of an ancient burial ground in southeastern England in...

Pope ‘deeply saddened’ by twin suicide bombings in Baghdad

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis expressed his condolences to Iraqi President Barham Salih after...

Priest, parishioner among casualties in Madrid explosion

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A young priest ordained only six months ago was among the...

Biden’s inaugural address calls for Americans to work for unity

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In his inaugural address Jan. 20, President Joe Biden said he is...

UPDATE: Leaders of both parties join Biden, Harris for Mass of thanksgiving

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Hours before his inauguration as president, Joe Biden and incoming Vice President...

Bishops: Despite meeting online, they can show solidarity with Holy Land

JERUSALEM (CNS) — Bishops from three continents met virtually with Catholics in the Holy Land...

UPDATE: USCCB president prays God grants Biden ‘wisdom, courage’ to lead nation

As Joe Biden prepared to be inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president, Archbishop José H....