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NCR Editorial: Clergy culture sustains sex abuse scandal. We are at a crucial point when it comes to the issue of clergy sex abuse.

The latest article in our Field Hospital series, tracking parish life in the USA: Norristown parish offers one-stop health assistance. Read all our our Field Hospital series.

Appalachian coal country, where sisters see little change in 40 years

Michael Sean Winters says Trump's Steve Bannon believes in false narrative of history

Military expects more shopping money, if not all Trump seeks

Jakarta, Indonesia -- Catholic leaders to highlight peace, tolerance in dialogue with King Salman. The Saudi king is visiting the Southeast Asia nation.

Maputo, Mozambique -- Sr. Leonir de Fátima Fabris, giving psychosocial support to those with HIV/AIDS

President Donald Trump to visit St. Andrew Catholic School in Pine Hills, Fla., today with plans to talk about education reform.

Salt Lake City -- Utah Catholics against proposal to OK concealed gun permits for 18-year-olds. Jean Hill, of the Salt Lake City diocese, disputed research showing a correlation between armed residents and public safety.

Is your favorite restaurant standing up for immigrants? It should be, since without them it probably couldn't exist.

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