Exceptional learners find welcome in Catholic schools

Catholic schools are entrusted with the mission of nurturing and developing the faith in students, and that includes those with special needs.

People of faith must advocate for religious liberty, says House speaker

He made the comments at the 12th annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, which drew a record high of about 1,300 attendees.
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The synod’s family mission [VIDEO]

The Synod of Bishops on the Family continues through Oct. 24. Two U.S. archbishops discuss its the goals.

Pope, in interview, suggests church could tolerate some civil unions

Pope Francis suggested the Catholic Church could tolerate some types of nonmarital civil unions as a practical measure to guarantee property rights and health care. He also said the church would not change its teaching against artificial birth control but should take care to apply it with "much mercy."

Piazza acknowledges his Catholic faith at Hall of Fame induction

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (CNS) — Mike Piazza, the superstar catcher inducted July 24 into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, gave credit to his Catholic faith for his success during his induction speech.

Archbishop calls ‘9 Days for Life’ a ‘powerful prayer initiative’

More than 118,000 people had already signed up to pray this novena, which began Jan. 14.

Texas cardinal calls on community to ‘support,’ ‘offer healing’ for victims and families after...

HOUSTON (CNS) — In response to the May 18 school shooting at a Houston-area high school, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said the archdiocesan community would “unite to support and offer healing to those affected.”

Faith, love and flexibility: Longtime married couples share all three

"We've always had God at the top and we let him decide," added Yvette, 93.
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Share the Journey campaign urges Catholics to connect with migrants

"The hope is that through the stories that are presented, the images presented, that people will be moved from their place of comfort to a place of encounter. That's what the church is calling us to."

Especially for Americans with free access, Bible should remain atop reading list

A 40-foot balloon floats high over a rural area in Communist North Korea. When it lands, the precious cargo is discreetly received and distributed by those willing to risk imprisonment or death in defiance of the regime.