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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
A stolen consecrated host that was at the center of a lawsuit filed by Archbishop Paul S. Coakley and intended for use at a planned Satanic "black mass" in Oklahoma City has been returned. more
On his first pastoral visit to Asia, Francis placed 124 Korean martyrs on the last step toward sainthood in a beatification Mass Aug. 16 that brought elation to the 800,000 people in attendance. … more
In April 2013, the parents of slain U.S. journalist James Foley attended a prayer vigil at Marquette University in Milwaukee to pray for their son, who at that time had disappeared in Syria. … more
The Eucharistic sacrifice made at every Catholic Mass in which Jesus becomes truly present as the priest consecrates the gifts of bread and wine for reception by the faithful is the source and summit … more
To the Editor: I would like to thank Msgr. Kevin Sullivan for providing clear understanding of a Christian response to the humanitarian crisis now taking place on the southern border of the … more
To the Editor: An ordinary bird, not a dove, perched itself above the entrance door to St. Patrick’s Cathedral welcoming the Holy Spirit as the trail of dignitaries processed down the main … more
To the Editor: Why is it that as of July 31, France is the only western country that has offered asylum to the thousands of Christians who have recently had to flee the Iraqi city of Mosul? … more
The world is responding to the needs of Iraqi Christians and other minorities there who have been threatened, forced to flee and in some instances killed for their beliefs at the hands of the Islamic … more
Yes, I know it was strange, but history was my favorite subject in school. I was fortunate to have excellent teachers who made it exciting. Never will I forget, as a sophomore in high school, … more
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