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Election 2012 -- America’s Catholic voters are evenly divided between President Obama and Republican nominee-in-waiting Mitt Romney, according to Gallup Poll findings released on Wednesday.

LANSING, Mich. — A newly formed prayer caucus in the Michigan Legislature that specifically endorses Judeo-Christian tradition should welcome officials of "any faith," the Roman Catholic church said Wednesday as the group held its opening event.

'Modern Family' Named Catholic Media Group's Best Television Show. Referred to as the “Catholic Oscar,” though in this case it would be the “Catholic Emmy,” the Catholics in Media Associates has given ABC’s Modern Family its 2012 television award.

Massachusetts has replaced Rhode Island as the most heavily Catholic state in the U.S.

Religion census shows area evangelical population growing; Catholic population flat

As Dutch churches shut, sacred art finds new use abroad

A new documentary about the Catholic Church and homosexuality, "Taking a Chance on God," is really a love story, according to the movie’s subject, Father John McNeill.

PHILADELPHIA – A Roman Catholic pastor was punished by the Philadelphia archdiocese for raising concerns about a priest being assigned to his parish, jurors learned Wednesday in a clergy-abuse trial.

Ireland’s Catholic leader defends role in cover-up of priest’s child abuse, says he won’t quit

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