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Response to sexual abuse crisis tops agenda for USCCB fall assembly

The firestorm surrounding the clergy sex abuse crisis and the way some bishops handled allegations of abuse against priests will be an important part of the agenda of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' fall general assembly.

World Mission Sunday to highlight evangelizing youth

As the Church prepares to celebrate World Mission Day on Sunday, the head of the Vatican’s evangelization congregation said the timing of the day with the youth synod provides an opportunity to remind young people they too are called to spread the Gospel.

Smith dinner’s tone lighthearted, but abuse crisis not ignored in remarks

In the current toxic environment where political rivals describe each other as “evil” and “enemies,” it is imperative to remember that in America, “our political opponents are not evil, they are just our opponents,” according to Ambassador Nikki R. Haley.

Pope cites Indian prelate’s tale of modern-day martyrdom

Pope Francis in his morning Mass on Thursday quoted an Indian archbishop's tale of contemporary anti-Christian persecution.

After sainthood for Romero, Salvadorans turn to Rutilio Grande

Now that St. Oscar Romero has been canonized, Salvadorans have their sights set on sainthood for Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande.