Morning Briefing

Syria conflict: Reports of heavy fighting in Damascus

Mob violence victim could be first South African saint

Zamboanga City, southern Philippines -- 2 Catholic priests survive ambush in Basilan

Scotland's most senior Catholic has urged the Scottish Government to hold a referendum on proposals to legalise same-sex marriage.

Catholic school for Suri Cruise?

We say: Charlottesville reveals the weeping wound of racism. What do we, the American Catholic faith community, do next? Read the editorial.

Like Catholic Church, Penn State kept abuse secret

Melinda Gates: A Catholic puts 'reputation' on the line for family planning

St. Casimir resumes worship services as Cleveland Catholic Diocese begins to reopen 11 parishes

Commentary: In current climate, religious tolerance is being redefined by Fr. Paul R. Fisher

Catholic Charities of Kansas launches $1.4 million program to promote marriage

Catholic bishops in Japan protest police intrusion: Police enter church without warrent, arrest Filipino for not having a passport.

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