Catholics

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Mark Abrams
February 17, 2020 - 6:53 am
It's the end of an era for Philadelphia Catholics, and the beginning of another. Outgoing Archbishop Charles Chaput gave his final evening Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Sunday. Read more here.
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religious leaders pray with President Donald Trump after he signed a proclamation for a national day of prayer to occur on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
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AP News
January 02, 2020 - 9:10 am
White evangelical Protestants stand noticeably apart from other religious people on how the government should act on two of the most politically divisive issues at play in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new poll of Americans from various faith backgrounds. Read more here.
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Pope Francis blesses the coffin as he celebrates the funeral service of Cardinal Leon Kalenga Badikebele, the Apostolic nuncio in Argentina, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, June 15, 2019.
AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
June 17, 2019 - 10:56 am
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican formally opened debate Monday on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass. The call for study on the proposal...
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Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Vatican, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.
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February 25, 2019 - 12:09 pm
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' summit on preventing sexual abuse was never going to meet the expectations placed on it by victims groups, the media and ordinary Catholics outraged over a scandal that has harmed so many and compromised the church's moral...
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Polar swimmers take part in their traditional Three Kings swim in the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
AP Photo/Petr David Josek
January 06, 2019 - 3:21 pm
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Christians across Europe celebrated Epiphany on Sunday, with worshippers plunging into icy waters and parades being held in Poland and elsewhere. At the Vatican, Pope Francis marked the Epiphany feast day by urging people to follow the path of "humble love" and care for those...
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More than 225 of the nation's Catholic bishops are gathered at a seminary in Illinois for a weeklong retreat to discern a path for addressing the clerical abuse crisis that has gripped the American church.
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Mark Abrams
January 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 225 of the nation's Catholic bishops are gathered at a seminary in Illinois for a weeklong retreat to discern a path for addressing the clerical abuse crisis that has gripped the American church. Villanova theology professor Massimo Faggioli says the...
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Pope Francis delivers a blessing during the Angelus noon prayer in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018.
AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
August 20, 2018 - 7:10 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church. Francis begged...
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