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PHILADELPHIA — Christianity may be thriving around the world, but it is under severe attack and threatened with extinction in the Middle East, the region of its birth. This was a major theme at … more
"As Little Sisters of the Poor, we simply cannot choose between our care for the elderly poor and our faith," said Sister Loraine Marie Maguire, mother provincial of the Little Sisters of the Poor. … more
WASHINGTON — Religious freedom is "the human right that guarantees all other rights," Miami Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski said July 4 in his homily at the closing Mass of the U.S. bishops' … more
The following editorial titled "Facing a new reality" will appear in the July 12 issue of Our Sunday Visitor, a national Catholic newsweekly based in Huntington, Ind. It was written by the … more
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde celebrated Mass at St. Ambrose Church in Annandale June 27 as part of an event called “Religious liberty ... for how long? How to prepare spiritually for the coming … more
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde discussed his reaction to the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling requiring states to issue marriage licenses to individuals of the same sex on WTOP radio June 26. … more
BALTIMORE — Archbishop William E. Lori reminded those gathered for Mass June 21 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore that when it comes … more
WASHINGTON — The cover photograph on a new 232-page report outlining religious freedom violations around the world last year pretty much says it all. The image is of Yezidis of all ages walking … more
WASHINGTON — The questions raised by Supreme Court justices as they considered April 28 whether they should rule that same-sex marriage should be made legal nationwide covered a gamut of rights … more
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana residents of all faith traditions can be assured the government will not infringe upon their constitutional right to freely exercise their religious beliefs, Gov. Mike Pence … more
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