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Pregame prayer, solid teamwork clinched win for Loyola, says nun-chaplain

A religious sister who is the longtime chaplain of the Loyola University Chicago men's basketball team credited the pregame prayer and the players' solid teamwork for the Ramblers' thrilling, last-second 64-62 win over the University of Miami on March 15.

Panel discusses helping mothers, children out of poverty

A single parent, Maria Sinchi, 26, didn’t know how much support the Church offers single mothers and children through various nonprofits.

Vatican tribunal finds Archbishop Apuron of Guam guilty of abuse

A Vatican tribunal found Archbishop Anthony Apuron of Agana, Guam, guilty of some of the accusations made against him, accusations which included the sexual abuse of minors.

Miami Archdiocese offers prayers after bridge collapse

Authorities in Florida's Miami-Dade area said at least six people have died but the number could rise as they search through the rubble of a pedestrian bridge that collapsed March 15 near Florida International University.

Doggone it, kids are great

My wife and I have taken to watching the population boom of dogs in commercials. Have you noticed they are everywhere? Dogs are the new children, but better groomed.

Pastors: Confession offers path to healing and grace

“Our sins only cause fear, confusion, division and harm,” said Father Mark Moriarty, pastor of St. Agnes in St. Paul. “God doesn’t want us to stay in that kind of terrible and harmful state. He is waiting and planning and nudging and encouraging us to receive his mercy.”

Archdiocese: Crosier plan objection aims to secure compensation for abuse claimants

“The archdiocese filed its objection in the related Crosier matter to ensure the preservation of insurance rights for the benefit of the victim creditors in its case," Thomas Abood said. "The archdiocese fully expects that its filing, as well as the similar filing by the Crosiers in the Archdiocese case, will be resolved in a way that does not delay confirmation of a plan in either case.”

I Can Only Imagine A-II (PG)

Dennis Quaid brings his formidable talent to bear in the faith-driven drama "I Can Only Imagine."

It takes more than one ‘Our Father’ to ask for God’s help, pope says

Praying for God's intercession takes courage, dogged persistence and patience, said Pope Francis.

Commentary: Vatican manipulation of photo becomes the story

What was meant to be an intellectual tribute to Pope Francis has instead become the backdrop to the latest tempest over transparency and this pontificate.