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  • Archbishop of Canterbury to meet Pope Francis in Rome

    Aug 26, 2016 4:15

    Archbishop of Canterbury to meet Pope Francis in Rome

    (Christian Today) The Archbishop of Canterbury is expected to meet Pope Francis in Rome in early October. The meeting will be the third time the leader of the Church of England and the head of the Catholic Church have come […]

     
  • Catholic vote remains important, but less predictable than in the past

    Aug 26, 2016 4:04

    Catholic vote remains important, but less predictable than in the past

    (CNS) Is there a Catholic vote? Well, yes. Kind of. Voting patterns show Catholics vote much like the rest of America, with minor swings one way or the other, depending on the candidate and the state. Nevertheless, the Catholic vote […]

     
  • Five states file lawsuit over Obama administration’s transgender regulations 

    Aug 25, 2016 3:34

    Five states file lawsuit over Obama administration’s transgender regulations 

    (AP) Texas and four other American states filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking to roll back the Obama administration’s efforts to strengthen transgender rights, saying new federal health rules could force doctors to act contrary to their medical judgment or […]

     
  • Vatican sends rescue team to Italian quake zone

    Aug 25, 2016 3:21

    Vatican sends rescue team to Italian quake zone

    (Crux) Sniffer dogs, earthmovers and other heavy equipment are arriving to the zone of Italy where a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck early Wednesdaymorning, to help with the rescue effort and provide for those left homeless. Latest counts are that 73 people […]

     
  • Unions at Catholic workplaces called ‘magisterium in word and deed’

    Aug 22, 2016 0:01

    Unions at Catholic workplaces called ‘magisterium in word and deed’

    (CNS) According to a new report by the Catholic Labor Network, about 500 Catholic workplaces in the country are unionized. That number represents a relatively low share of the total number of Catholic institutions in America, since there are some […]

     
  • A drop-off in faith participation reported for younger Catholics

    Aug 19, 2016 2:25

    A drop-off in faith participation reported for younger Catholics

    (America Magazine) A new survey confirms what many have suspected: Catholics born in the 1980s and ’90s are less likely to be active in parish life and are more doubtful about God’s existence than their older peers. That’s according to […]