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A leading Italian newspaper is reporting that Phoenix Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted will become secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life. The secretary position is second in command of the office.

Obama-Boehner meeting: Is silence golden?

South Africa minister visits Mandela in hospital. Mandela, 94, is said to be doing "very, very well" following unspecified tests

Hearing for GI in WikiLeaks Case Resumes

NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: celebrationpublications.org/dailybread. You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.

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Catholic beliefs are not open to popular vote, pope says

Catholic Notre Dame announces services for gay students

Philippines -- Catholic bishops to monitor voting on reproductive health bill

St. Louis, Mo. -- Independent Catholics Relocated to Historic Danforth Chapel

Opinion: Will Maryland Catholic Conference, Knights of Columbus, renounce racist donor?

Religion and the Reality of Climate Change Catholic Climate Covenant

comments Muskegon native ordained as Canada's first deaf Catholic priest

German Catholic Church Study: Abusing Priests Were Psychologically 'Normal'

Files on accused LA priests could soon be public


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