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Pope to canonize Blesseds Paul VI, Oscar Romero in Rome Oct. 14

Pope Francis will declare Blesseds Oscar Romero, Paul VI and four others saints Oct. 14 at the Vatican during the meeting of the world Synod of Bishops, an institution Blessed Paul revived.

Cardinal says separating abortion from Title X funds ‘greatly needed’

The U.S. bishops' pro-life chairman praised the Trump administration's move to reinstate Reagan-era regulations banning any family planning clinic that receives Title X federal funds from making abortion referrals or sharing space with abortion providers.

Texas archdiocese, bishops offer healing, support after shooting

In response to the May 18 school shooting at a Houston-area high school, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said the archdiocesan community would "unite to support and offer healing to those affected."

Holy Childhood opens doors to share campus with Korean Catholics

A statue of Korean martyr St. Andrew Kim stood next to the lectern at Holy Childhood in St. Paul for the first time during a Sunday Mass May 6. It signaled a significant change underway in the Como neighborhood: the pioneering of a unique relationship between Holy Childhood and St. Andrew Kim parishes, the latter of which serves the Korean Catholic community in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

Cures for ‘chronic news funk’

I have been a news junkie almost all my life. I've read a daily newspaper since grammar school, progressing from comics to sports to the front page. I was the first one in my family to get up in the morning, so I was the first to fetch the newspaper from the driveway.

All of Chile’s bishops offer resignations after meeting pope on abuse

Every bishop in Chile offered his resignation to Pope Francis after a three-day meeting at the Vatican to discuss the clerical sexual abuse scandal.

Pollster: Religion can serve as moderating force in politics

On the internet, as in society, some blame religion for intolerance. But a set of data gleaned from those who voted in the contentious 2016 election in the U.S. found otherwise.

Hollywood meets Holy See: Making movies at the Vatican

In early May, dozens of movie extras dressed as cardinals milled around the streets outside St. Peter's Square. One member of the film crew told The New York Times: "This is the dominion of Netflix."

Conservatives: A link to Trump brings risk for faith communities

Some believe the conservative social agenda has found no better friend, if unlikely ally, than President Donald Trump.

All economic activity has moral dimension, doctrinal congregation says

Financial and economic decisions -- everything from where a family chooses to invest its savings to where a multinational corporation declares its tax residence -- are ethical decisions that can be virtuous or sinful, a new Vatican document said.