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Election 2012 -- Editorial The Candidates Face Hispanic Voters

Election 2012 -- Ann Romney to critics: "Stop it. This is hard"

German bishops get tough on Catholics who opt out of church tax

After a series of attacks by vandals on Christian holy sites in Israel, normally tight-lipped Roman Catholic officials are beginning to speak out, publicly appealing to authorities to take a stronger stand against the violence.

Fort Worth Bishop Kevin Vann named bishop of the diocese of Orange, Calif.

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

Austraila -- THE Catholic Church in Victoria says it has upheld more than 600 cases of criminal child abuse by clergy in the past 16 years. Issues report answering gov't inquiry.

Catholic Restructuring Professionals Form Charity A handful of Roman Catholic professionals in the corporate restructuring industry have rallied their colleagues for a new charity called Catholic Renewal.

The Irish Times: Commentary -- Faithful should distinguish between Catholic faith and Vatican state

Edmonton, Canada -- A parent prays for strike at Catholic schools to end

Arizona Lincoln Republicans: In Thanksgiving for the Catholic Bishops

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