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One of the youngest and fastest growing orders of religious is coming to teach at Marin Catholic High School in the fall, complete with their floor-length 800-year-old-style habits.

Pope shuts down monastery where dancing sisters were order of the day

Bourgeois meets with fellow Maryknollers

Editorial Ordination ban not infallibly taught

BATON ROUGE, La. A Republican lawmaker has withdrawn his sweeping immigration enforcement proposal from debate this session, in the face of opposition from Catholic church officials, law enforcement officers and advocates for immigrants' rights.

Philippines Use wealth to help poor, reproductive health backers dare Church

A Catholic bishop believes Philippines House Minority Leader Edcel Lagman has already excommunicated himself from the Catholic Church for being the prime mover of the Reproductive Health Bill in the House of Representatives.

Expanded resources enrich Hispanic Catholic worship

Jesuit priest sworn in as new House chaplain

Vatican agrees with excommunication warning to South Korean “visionary” Julia Youn and her followers

Press Release St. Thomas University and U.S. Embassy to the Holy See Co-Sponsor Human Trafficking Conference in Rome

Guest Bloggers Archbishop Dolan's Love Letter to Rep Ryan Betrays Catholic Teaching

Boston Church, sisters settle lawsuit Archdiocese agrees to turn over funds from pension plan

Cold War nuns: The documentary, "Interrupted Lifes: Catholic Sisters Under European Communism," traces the oral histories of sisters in various European countries and followed their stories of concentration convents, Siberian exhile, farm and factory labor.

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