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No Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini statue for NYC
Public-arts program decides against a Catholic nun, despite poll results

There are evidently 150 statues in New York City, but only five of them are of women. So Chirlane McCray, Mayor Bill DeBlasio’s wife, set out to increase them by 50 percent. For direction about whom to honor, She

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Bishop Kevin Vann condemns President Trump
Diocese of Orange leader says president emboldens "those with hate in their hearts and guns in their hands"

We are hurting. The public charge regulation being finalized  this week  is just the latest attack against immigrant families by this administration. Despite overwhelming opposition, the Trump administration has chosen to advance a regulation that directly harms families and

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Churches Worth Driving To

Churches Worth Driving To offers readers a brief review of nearby churches they might want to visit. The church’s architecture, liturgy, history, parishioners and clergy are discussed, and mass times and photos are provided.

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Lay Catholics must be more vigilant to financial abuse
Sexual abuse isn’t the only scandal confronting the Church

Sexual abuse isn’t the only scandal confronting the Catholic Church. There is a growing recognition that financial abuse is more prevalent than most Catholics think. Look no further than the case of the disgraced former bishop of Wheeling-Charleston, West

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Bishops get an earful
USCCB asks lay Catholics how to restore belief in the real presence; laity overwhelmingly responds: restore traditional liturgical practices

Earlier this month, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops asked lay Catholics on Facebook for advice following the release of a troubling Pew Research survey that found only 3 in 10 Catholics actually believe the bread and wine become the body and

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