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A Catholic publisher donated 700 copies of "Reveille for the Soul: Prayers for Military Life," a pocket-sized book, to the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA to reserve for those beginning their service.

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.

Fr. Paul Sullivan gave the commencement speech at the Pontifical College Josephinum for 49 graduates from 23 dioceses. Four graduates were from Phoenix.

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — While Pope Francis might have chastised animal-lovers who treat their pets better than people in last week’s general audience, that didn’t stop him from giving a good pat on the head to Magnum — the St. Bernard with VIP access to today’s audience.

Hispanic leaders came together in front of the state Capitol May 14 to publicly sign a declaration of values that addresses threats to the family.

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.

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."

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