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The pope sends message to representatives from Africa, Asia and the Americas gathering at the Vatican to discuss their experiences living within mining communities. The global mining sector is called to “a radical paradigm change” to make improvements in how the industry impacts the planet and the poor, said Pope Francis

A lesbian mom asks: How do I stop our Catholic bishop from insulting my family?

Gosport, England -- Parish priest's replacement brings Latin Mass community with him. "I have been going to this church for years and these changes aren’t wanted. ... It is hard to follow the service in Latin and I doubt many people living in Gosport understand it."

Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Bishop presides over Mass remembering fallen servicemen

For church leaders struggling over pastoral outreach to LGBT people, here are four things the leaders of the Roman Catholic church can do without changing church teaching on sexuality from a man who was a gay priest for 25 years

If we think God is creating children simply as we intend, then no wonder some children are cast aside, marginalized, aborted, regretted. Why not take a chance today on surprises from God? asks Augustinian Fr. Paul F. Morrissey

Guam -- Archbishop's lawyer issues "cease and desist" letter to man making alleging sexual misconduct by the archbishop

His first remarks since resigning: Nienstedt said he remains “dumbfounded” by the allegations of personal misconduct that emerged last year. Archdiocese considering making report public.

Portland, Maine -- Abuse survivor activist sued for defamation

Washington -- The pope’s U.S. visit comes with inherent tension for many Republicans, including those who are Catholic.

Frugal Options For Pope's Philadelphia Visit Include Sleeping On Floors

Looking for a little inspiration to begin your day? DailyBreadBanner.jpgDaily Bread from NCR's sister publication, Celebration, is a series of 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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