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St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Archdiocese Faces New Accusations of Cover-Up

St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Archbishop and former vicar general to be deposed for sex abuse case. Judge orders disclosure of names and other information regarding priests accused of sexual abuse of children since 2004.

NCR Editorial: The tide is turning on the death penalty

Syria: Evacuation in besieged Homs continues amid cease-fire

This week, we celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of our podcast, NCR in Conversation. Catch the latest episode here.

Commentary: The pope's Catholic problem by William Saletan. More about the Univision Survey -- Survey says global church divided on major issues

5 misconceptions about Catholics and abortion The church's position on sexual health is more nuanced than critics suggest.

Manila, Philippines -- Catholics mark World Day of Sick

Bankruptcy: Nevada judge to act as mediator in Stockton diocese bankruptcy

Bankruptcy: Helena diocese liabilities are double its assets

Catholic Women Priests Ordained in Sarasota -- Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests movement continues to grow.

South Sudan -- Diocese Donates Warehouse To Farmers

Sioux Falls, S.D. -- Diocese plans homeless center

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

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