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Pope commemorates life of beloved Italian bishop who served poor

VATICAN CITY — The church needs courageous men and women like Italian Bishop Antonio Bello of Molfetta, who imitated Jesus’ closeness to the poor and the downtrodden, … Read More

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Circuitous route led to director’s second film on exorcism

WASHINGTON — Sometimes the best opportunities result from a mix of asking and having things fall into your lap. So it was for William Friedkin, who directed … Read More

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Mary is a good shepherd, too

Mary had a little lamb…” Many of us grew up reciting this nursery rhyme. Some of us may also know that it was the first recording that … Read More

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Mexican priest stabbed in his parish

MEXICO CITY — A Mexico priest has been stabbed to death in his parish, the latest attack on clergy in the heavily Catholic country. Father Ruben Alcantara … Read More

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Bush recalled for her ‘unwavering love, devotion’ to family, community

HOUSTON  — Former first lady Barbara Bush “was a model public servant and set a standard for her unwavering and loving devotion to both family and community,” … Read More

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Mother killed on Southwest flight was firm believer in Catholic schools

WASHINGTON — Tributes from business leaders and politicians alike described Jennifer Riordan — the 43-year-old passenger who died April 17 from injuries suffered on Southwest Flight 1380 … Read More

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Pope calls German cardinal to Rome to discuss eucharistic sharing

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has asked the president of the German bishops’ conference to come to Rome to discuss pastoral guidelines for possibly allowing some non-Catholics … Read More

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‘It saved my life,’ priest says about Michigan addiction treatment center

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) — Statistics gathered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicate 11.5 million people misused prescription opioids in 2016. Some of … Read More

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I Feel Pretty

NEW YORK  — Whacks to the noggin make such convenient plot devices. In “I Feel Pretty” (STX), the latest Amy Schumer comedy, a tumble during a Soul … Read More

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Mothers reflect God’s love for us

“Beloved, we are God’s children now.” When we hear these words proclaimed just three weeks before Mother’s Day we might want to take a minute to think … Read More

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