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Tennis-playing priests are game on at championship

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According to the Gospel of Matthew, “The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve.” This June, priests will gather in Lincoln, Neb., to “serve” their fellow brothers ...

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Quarterback and devoted dad Philip Rivers welcomes ninth child

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and his wife Tiffany recently welcomed their ninth child into the family. The sweet announcement came from Rivers’ team last Tuesday, who posted on Twitter the iconic clip ...

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Wrongly accused student goes after CNN with lawsuit

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Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann plans to sue CNN for at least $250 million, his lawyer said in a news interview. The attorney, L. Lin Wood, said in an interview with ...

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Catholic student files massive lawsuit against Washington Post

Nick Sandmann, the Covington Catholic High School student, is suing The Washington Post and possibly dozens of other media outlets, for $250 million in damages. “Lin Wood and Todd McMurtry filed their ...

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Teacher may lose job after false Covington tweet

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A superintendent has recommended the firing of a middle-school teacher accused of posting a series of erroneous and disparaging comments on social media. The comments were directed against a teen she misidentified as being ...

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Separated at birth, twin sisters end up in the same convent

On February 23, 1962, Cecilia gave birth to twin girls. However, she never had the chance to meet them; she died in childbirth, from complications related to her Caesarean section. Faced with ...

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Video: Catholic students defend selves after receiving death threats

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The Catholic students who were falsely accused of targeting a Native American demonstrator in Washington, DC have faced a massive wave of extremist, left-wing attacks. The mob of ranting, unhinged social media ...

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Did the media spin the Catholic student incident in Washington?

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The video of a male Catholic student and an American Indian went viral. National media and social media pushed it as an example of racism yet a fuller picture is now emerging ...

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The biblical reason why Catholics baptize infants

Infant baptism has been practiced by the Catholic Church and others from the very beginning. Following the commission of Jesus Christ, the Catholic Church from the very beginning has incorporated the sacrament ...

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Senior complex bans ‘Merry Christmas’, decorations

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A religious liberty group says a Catholic assisted living complex in Washington state has wrongly banned residents from saying “Merry Christmas” or displaying holiday decorations out of fear it will violate a ...

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Priest has chance to minister and enjoy his favorite sport

Several hours before Brooks Koepka captured his second straight U.S. Open golf championship June 17 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, Father Tom Guido continued a personal Father’s Day tradition by ...

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Devout Christian NFL QB Philip Rivers stuns interviewer when discussing children

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers stunned sports talk host Dan Patrick when discussing his large family in an interview. Rivers, who’s been outspoken about his Christian faith as a practicing Catholic, ...

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Pope apologizes in Ireland, protesters impressed

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Pope Francis issued a sweeping apology Sunday for the “crimes” of the Catholic Church in Ireland, saying church officials regularly didn’t respond with compassion to the many abuses children and women suffered ...

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Three Missouri Catholic dioceses ask Hawley to investigate

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The Catholic dioceses Kansas City-St. Joseph, of St. Louis,  and Jefferson City have asked the Missouri Attorney General’s office to investigate whether their clergy members have committed sexual abuse. Attorney General Josh ...

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Jury rocks Catholic Church with abuse indictments

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More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover up the ...

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Harrisonville police investigate theft of gold chalice from church

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Harrisonville police are investigating the theft of a golden chalice from a local church. A police spokesman said a gold plated silver chalice was reported stolen Friday, June 29 from Our Lady of ...

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Benedictine College Honors 50th Anniversary of “Humanae Vitae”

To those not paying attention, it may not seem newsworthy that a Catholic college would honor a papal encyclical, but Humanae Vitae is no ordinary encyclical, and Benedictine is no ordinary Catholic ...

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Irish Catholics upset World Meeting of Families features LGBT couples

Catholics from around the world will gather in Dublin, Ireland this August for the Catholic Families conference to promote the church’s constant and unchanging teaching on marriage and family life. It coincides ...

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