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  • Upbeat George to continue public life 'as long as I am able'

    Upbeat George to continue public life 'as long as I am able'
    An upbeat Cardinal Francis George said Saturday that receiving chemotherapy may at times interrupt his public schedule but that he expects to continue making appearances and leading services during his cancer treatment. The comments come a day after the...
  • In Theory: Thoughts on nursing babies in the church

    American mothers are choosing to breast-feed their babies in increasing numbers, with about 77% of infants being breast-fed at some point. Public breast-feeding is becoming more socially acceptable — but does that include church? “Breasts...
  • U.S., West have moral authority to criticize Putin over Crimea

    U.S., West have moral authority to criticize Putin over Crimea
    In one of those peculiar ironies of our self-involvement in the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Crimea, it is the moral authority of the United States that is evidently in play. "U.S. Lacks Moral Authority to Criticize Russia for Intervening in...
  • Pope Francis looks past Europe, U.S., for new cardinals

    Pope Francis looks past Europe, U.S., for new cardinals
    ROME -- Pope Francis named 19 new cardinals Sunday, including a bishop from Haiti and an archbishop from Burkina Faso, a choice the Vatican said showed Francis’ determination to focus on the poor. Overall, the pope’s first batch of...
  • Pope Francis decries abortion as 'frightful' sign of wasteful culture

    Pope Francis decries abortion as 'frightful' sign of wasteful culture
    LONDON -- Pope Francis decried abortion Monday as a sign of a wasteful modern culture that treats goods and people, including unborn children, as easily discarded commodities. In the annual papal “state of the world” speech delivered to...
  • Film Review: 'Band of Sisters'

    The path of social and political activism undertaken by many American nuns over the past 50 years is the subject of "Band of Sisters." Mary Fishman's admiring docu is more a general survey than a detailed history or portrait of individual personalities...
  • Cardinal George hospitalized with 'flu-like' symptoms

    Cardinal George hospitalized with 'flu-like' symptoms
    Cardinal Francis George has been hospitalized with "flu-like symptoms" after doctors discovered during a routine checkup last week that he was dehydrated, according to a spokeswoman for the Archdiocese of Chicago. George was taken to Loyola University...
  • Bronze 'Christ' in need of home

     Bronze 'Christ' in need of home
    The life-size sculpture of a homeless man on a bench, with all but his feet shrouded by a blanket, is intended to get the attention of anyone who takes a seat there. But closer examination reveals the most striking detail in the figure's exposed feet...
  • Guess Who's On The 'Mormon' Bandwagon

    Guess Who's On The 'Mormon' Bandwagon
    Here’s the pickle: The biggest Broadway hit of the new century celebrates (yay!) and mocks (uh-oh) your religion. What’s a latter-day church to do? If the show was “The Book of Mormon” and you were The Church of Jesus Christ of...
  • Chicago Archdiocese releases documents of priest abuse complaints

    Thousands of pages of secret church documents released Tuesday as part of a court settlement provide an unprecedented look at how the Archdiocese of Chicago for years failed to protect children from abusive priests. The documents provide new details and...
  • New priest abuse documents detail Chicago archdiocese wrongdoing

    CHICAGO — Thousands of pages of secret church documents released Tuesday as part of a court settlement provide an unprecedented look at how the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago for years failed to protect children from abusive priests. The...
  • Republicans capitalize on wintry Roe vs. Wade protest

    Republicans capitalize on wintry Roe vs. Wade protest
    WASHINGTON — On a snow-covered National Mall in freezing temperatures, Republican members of Congress used an annual anti-abortion march Wednesday to reaffirm their stance on the divisive issue, the latest sign they do not intend to soften their...