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Venice, Fla. -- Diocese removes once-popular priest in Bonita Springs from priesthood

New Orleans' largest parish seeks new trial in legal struggle with city

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Commentary -- October has been a major month for Catholic women

Here’s a rather striking omission at the synod: So far, nobody’s said anything about deacons.

'I was just ordained a deacon!'

Rebel Catholic group expels Holocaust-denying bishop

Mass. US Senate candidates vie for Catholic votes

Legion of Christ controls $28 million estate in Rhode Island

NCR joins AP, others in seeking to break protective order

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