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Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn to priests: Drop 'Call to Disobedience' manifesto or drop out

Philippines: 40 Catholic writers to launch 1st archdiocesan youth news bulletin

Why a Moorhead Catholic School teacher bucked the church on gay marriage and paid the price

Buffalo, N.Y. -- Diocese appeal beats goal by more than $100,000 Catholic Charities brings in $10,728,317

Alice, Texas -- Abandoned Baby Found in Shoebox on Church Steps

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Ethnic minority Hmong Christians -- Vietnamese Officials Destroy Two New Church Buildings, Third worship place threatened with demolition

Commentary -- The Catholic News Stories Fox Doesn't Care About by Eric Boehlert

Hamilton, Canada -- A Roman Catholic priest and the Diocese of Hamilton are owners and landlords of three slumlike rental properties in Hamilton's inner city. All three have long histories of property standards violations and fire code deficiencies

Editorial -- A black eye for Hamilton’s Catholic diocese Vote now!

Famed Crystal Cathedral to become Catholic church

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