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The "Project Unify" tournament in Rome, was sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and Special Olympics Italia and brought teams from Italy and four other countries.

He made the comments at the 12th annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, which drew a record high of about 1,300 attendees.

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court May 16 sent the Zubick v. Burwell case, which challenges the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive requirement for employers, back to the lower courts.

Tres docenas de representantes de grupos religiosos a reunirse en el capitolio estadounidense el 11 de mayo mientras el representante Don Beyer, demócrata de Virginia, lanzaba la Ley de Libertad de Religión.

The impact is clear even in the most developed countries where poverty and social decay "represent a serious threat to families, the middle class and youth, Pope Francis said May 13.

Pope Francis told some 900 superiors general, representing almost 500,000 sisters around the world, he would set up a commission to study the New Testament deaconesses.

Ninety Sisters of Life, including 30 postulants, reflect back the unique goodness they find in the women they serve, who in turn reveal the "splendor and beauty of God."


A Chaldean priest — who recently spoke in Phoenix — talks about being held hostage by Islamic State and what needs to happen to end Christian genocide.

Verabeth Bricker entered motherhood in 1949 without a clue that she'd still be changing diapers 67 years later.

Seeing with eyes "cleansed by tears" helps people who are safe and comfortable follow Jesus, who wept at the death of Lazarus and was moved with compassion at the suffering of countless others.


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