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Catholic nuns and activists arrested while protesting detention of immigrant children

Seventy Catholic activists have been arrested in Washington D.C. while protesting the government's treatment of children in U.S. Customs and Border ...

Wheeling-Charleston Diocese launches new financial accountability plan

In the wake of reports of financial and sexual misconduct on the part of former Bishop Michael Bransfield, the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston ...

Priests and sisters arrested with protestors at immigration demonstration on Capitol Hill

A group of Catholics were arrested at the Russell Senate Building on Capitol Hill on Thursday during a peaceful protest organized as a "Catholic Day ...

Ebola outbreak in DRC an international health emergency, WHO declares

The nearly year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has reached the level of an international health emergency, the World ...

Religious persecution is a global problem, Pence and Pompeo tell Ministerial

Religious persecution is a concern for the entire global community, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a religious ...

New study suggests link between autism and gender dysphoria

A new study suggests a link between autism, autistic traits, and identifying as transgender or non-binary, raising new questions about the growing ...

UK is 'hijacking' N Ireland on abortion, bishops say

The bishops of Northern Ireland noted their alarm Wednesday at the British parliament's passage of a bill that will legalize abortion and same-sex ...

Villanova historian says Chaput, Cordileone, and Strickland are 'devout schismatics'

A Church historian at Philadelphia's Villanova University has said three U.S. bishops are "devout schismatics" who try to diminish the authority of ...

Mexican bishop considers life sentence for 'El Chapo' to be just

The bishop of one of Mexico's most violent areas has said that Wednesday's sentencing of drug lord Joaqu�­n Guzman Loera to life in prison plus 30 ...

Planned Parenthood eschews federal funding to continue abortion referrals

As a new regulation takes effect, barring Title X recipients from making abortion referrals, Planned Parenthood has reportedly decided to forego the ...