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Immigrant groups lose Catholic funding over gay marriage issue

Immigration-reform supporters urge Las Vegas’ Catholic church hierarchy to speak up, speak out publicly

Sudan bishop fights removal from charity fund bearing his name

As midnight strikes, same-sex couples wed across New Jersey

At judge's former Catholic church in Bayonne, N.J., parishioners mixed on gay marriage ruling

We say: Charlottesville reveals the weeping wound of racism. What do we, the American Catholic faith community, do next? Read the editorial.

Stephen Colbert accuses Pope Francis of being ‘off message’ at Catholic fundraiser

Minn. Catholic community responds to resignations -- Retired Archbishop Harry Flynn resigns from the board of trustees at the University of St. Thomas. Read more here.

'Trailblazers in Habits' documents extraordinary women doing extraordinary things

Traditionalist Roman Catholic Bishop Bernard Fellay: Pope leading church to 'disaster'

Albany, N.Y. -- Bishop Howard Hubbard celebrates 50 years of ordination

German Catholics prefer 'church' to 'the Church' -- For many local parishioners, enthusiasm for their church parishes hasn't diminished.

Archbishop Charles Chaput reinforces idea that anti-abortion fight "is not merely one among many urgent issues, but rather the foundational one." Living the Gospel of Life

Central Africa: ACWECA, Uniting Catholic Sisters for Evangelization in Eastern and Central Africa

PP-header2.jpgLooking for an a little inspiration to begin your day?  NCR's sister publication, Celebration, gives you two options, both based on the Scripture readings of the day:

Pencil Preaching is blog that Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines Scripture and sketching to reflect on the Word.

Daily Bread is a series short reflections, written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.


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