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To the Editor: In a story in the May 15 issue, “U.N. Committee Asks About Clergy Sex Abuse,” the leaders of the Church feel it incumbent to acquiesce to the United Nations on a … more
Are humans more irritable in the late days of summer than during other months of the year? The ancients certainly believed that the July and August rising temperatures caused an equal rising in … more
When the staff at the lone Catholic parish in the Gaza Strip received text warnings to evacuate the premises, they had nowhere to go. more
The Manhattan-based Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) has launched a campaign to rush emergency assistance to tens of thousands of Christians forced to flee their homes in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. more
It’s time to stop war, fighting and conflicts, which do nothing but kill and maim, leaving children unexploded ordnance for toys and lives without happiness, Pope Francis said. more
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to attend the World Meeting of Families in the U.S. next year, even though the Archdiocese of Philadelphia still has not received official confirmation from the Vatican. more
Backed up by death threats and property seizures, the expulsion of the entire Christian community from Mosul is "a crime against humanity," said an archbishop from Mosul. more
As a concerned world looked on last weekend, the last Christians fled from Mosul, Iraq. They were under active threat by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, which had taken over the … more
To the Editor: In the July 10 issue, the article “Prescription for a Better Marriage: Start Dating” warrants a comment. I lost my wife on Jan. 2, 2014. My wife and I had an … more
To the Editor: I would like to share one of my insights that I remember about Father John O’Hara, now Bishop-designate O’Hara, while he was the pastor of St. Teresa’s parish … more
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