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China’s advice to Cuba: Good luck, but beware of American motives

Late last week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that the atrocities being carried out by ISIS in Iraq and Syria are genocide. Dominican Sisters already knew it was genocide

Barry Goldwater's Family is Against Donald Trump

Chiapas photography project: 'People should be able to speak for themselves' Indigenous Mayan photographers to document their lives.

Pope Francis’ Palm Sunday Message: Don’t Abandon Refugees

Albany Catholic Bishop hears non-stop confessions for 24 hours

Pittsburgh, Pa. -- After six years, three U.S. Supreme Court cases and dozens of failed repeal efforts in Congress, the Affordable Care Act remains the law of the land, but opponents are still fighting it. Bishop Zubik lead plaintiff in Obamacare challenge in Supreme Court Oral arguments Wednesday.

Thiruvananthapuram, India -- 'Foot-washing' Ritual: Confusion Prevails Over Pope's Decree

Fr. Drew Christiansen and Ra'fat Aldajani examine Jeffery Goldberg's interview with President Obama in The Atlantic and offer some thoughts: Obama lifts the veil on the establishment and Mideast allies

Mariam Williams writes: Being single empowers women in politics but not in Christianity

Blessed conspiracy: Finding myself in Romero's beatification

National Catholic Sisters Week reaches 5 million across 170 events, organizer says

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