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Scores Of Republicans Sign Legal Brief Supporting Gay Marriage Ahead Of Supreme Court Arguments

Pope gets retirement title, focuses on prayer

Why it's so hard to pick a conclave date

UK: Catholic guilt 'is a myth', poll finds Survey detects no evidence that Catholics feel more guilty about sexual 'sins' than other religious people

Slide show of Vatican/papal souvenirs

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Philadelphia will host the Eighth World Meeting of Families from Sept. 22 to 27, 2015.

For a lot of traditionalist Catholics, two “popes” (even if one is emeritus) is one pope too many.

Does Ireland hold the key to Catholic Church's future?

Young Hispanics Leaving Catholic Church for Protestant Faith

Brazil turns to Catholic Church to quash crack epidemic

Maryland -- Some of Md.'s Largest Religious Charities Rely on State Funding

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Pencil Preaching is blog that Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines scripture and sketching to reflect on the word.

Daily Bread is a series short reflections, written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.


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