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Nation/World

Look at Your Own Sins Before Judging Others, Pope says at Audience

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Christians must look to their own sins and failings and not fall into the temptation of...

Pope phones theologian for favor: to prepare him, Curia for Easter

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis phoned a noted Italian theologian to ask him for a “favor” to help him and Vatican officials prepare...

Cardinal Tobin Looks to Bridge Chasm Between Faith, Life in Anxious World

By Beth Griffin Catholic News Service NEWARK, N.J. – The chasm between faith and life is the greatest challenge facing the Catholic Church today, Cardinal Joseph...

Religious Freedom is Being Challenged in Fundamental Ways

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Religious freedom is being challenged in fundamental ways, according to speakers at a panel discussion on "Religious Liberty and the Future:...

Catholic Feminist Sees Beauty of Marriage and Pitfalls of ‘Gospel of Me’

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- Helen Alvare is a law professor at George Mason University, a consultant to the Vatican and the U.S. bishops on marriage...

Pope: Jesus Amazed because He was Humble, Helpful, not a Hypocrite

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Jesus astonished people with the way he taught and interacted with others because he wasn’t aloof, domineering or hypocritical, Pope...

Agency’s Aid Efforts Ongoing in Haiti Nearly Six Months After Hurricane

BOCA RATON, Fla. (CNS) -- In the nearly six months since Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti, a Florida-based Catholic agency said its relief efforts have...

Death Penalty Limbo: Supreme Court, States Give Laws Another Look

By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON  -- The death penalty in the United States is repeatedly getting hit by the pause button -- which doesn’t...

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dies; Anti-drug Effort a Signature Cause

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- Nancy Reagan, who became first lady of the United States in January 1981 following husband Ronald Reagan’s victory in the...

Church is Always in Need of Repair, Reform, Pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Although the church is built upon a strong foundation, it is always in need of being...