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Catholic News Service, serving since 1920 as a news agency specializing in reporting religion, is the primary source of national and world news that appears in the U.S. Catholic press. It is also a leading source of news for Catholic print and broadcast media throughout the world.

Catholic Relief Services and certain groups within the countries it serves are beginning to see fruits of its capacity-building program designed to enhance their ability to identify and meet development challenges.

In an op-ed piece published July 29 in the New York Daily News, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York took issue with the anti-immigrant rhetoric of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump without explicitly naming him.

People with ties to the California mission system see the canonization of its founder as a moment for reflection and reconciliation with native people.

Pope Francis knows the family is made up of real people living in the real world, which is why he often gives down-to-earth advice.

To Andrew Galvan, Blessed Junipero Serra is a stalwart of faith and mission worthy of the title "saint."

The dog days of summer may inspire the urge to get away from it all. Wise moviegoers, however, will not seek their relief in "Vacation" (Warner Bros.), a dog of a comedy that happily rolls around in all manner of muck.

It's difficult to miss the mark that the missions have had on the Golden State. Evidence of their influence is seen in places and people throughout California.

The top leaders of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting have made an uneasy peace with the Boy Scouts of America’s decision July 27 to allow openly gay troop leaders and employees to serve in their ranks at the national level.

Pope Francis was the first pilgrim to sign up for World Youth Day to be held in Krakow, Poland, launching the opening of registration.

LAFAYETTE, La. (CNS) — Bishop Michael Jarrell of Lafayette offered prayers and sympathy to the victims of a multiplex cinema shooting July 23 in...

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