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Baltimore Catholic parishioners call closure plan a 'punch in the stomach'

Excommunication is not the church's equivalent of capital punishment

Ugandan faith leaders work to confront increase in gender-based violence

Understanding America's overlooked religious middle

How ‘apocalypse’ became a secular as well as religious idea

Catholic Bishop joins cease-fire prayer vigil protesting weapons for Israel

Despair in the Holy Land

In 'Dignitas Infinita,' the Vatican defends people, not politics

Pope Francis needs to stop treating Vatican officials like princes

75 Christian leaders urge president, Congress, churches to act on racism, poverty

Why you might have heard Paul Simon’s ‘The Sound of Silence’ at Spanish Mass

How clean water and faith go hand in hand

The perils and necessities of saying 'I don't know'

Animal cruelty officer-turned-animal chaplain Matty Giuliano loves ferrets and St. Francis

Conservative Christians just lost their scholarly trump card on same-sex relationships

New Vatican document combines modern transparency with eternal teaching

New York Catholic Workers bring new growth with rooftop garden

Catholic bishops silent as Ascension hospital system shrinks maternity care

Katie Pruitt probes life as 'recovering Catholic' on new album

Streaming the Eucharist should be banned