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Election 2012 -- Paul Ryan, Joe Biden: A Tale Of Two Catholics

Father Tom Doyle in Australia:"Do all you can to get a royal commission" into the Catholic Church's handling of child sex abuse.

Investigators examining motive in Family Research Council shooting

Saudis attempt to block Vatican plan for .catholic web addresses

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French Catholic Church pro-marriage prayer provokes gay rights row

Russian Patriarch Kirill makes historic visit to Poland

Akron, Ohio -- Hundreds flock to St. Mary’s to witness its reopening on a day dedicated to the 'Mother of God'

Philippines archbishop encourages HIV/AIDS awareness workshops

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