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Pope Benedict XVI greets the crowd after celebrating the opening Mass of the Synod of Bishops on the new evangelization in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 7. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Election 2012 -- Romney moves to the center A political panel debates why Mitt Romney took a step back from some core conservative battles he was stumping with on the campaign trail.

Chilean Bishop Being Probed for Sexual Abuse Resigns

Sixty-three former Roman Catholic priests in Washington state will announce on Thursday that they support Referendum 74, which would make Washington the nation’s seventh state to legalize marriage between same-sex couples.

Sandusky Professes Innocence, Vows to Fight

Vatican synod addressing issue of lapsed Catholics

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Philippines -- Muslim, Catholic leaders hail gov’t-MILF peace agreement

Atlanta -- Archdiocese Cuts Support for Susan G. Komen

CEO chosen to oversee Philly-area Catholic schools


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