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Thousands of new Catholics expected to join Church at Easter Vigil

Tens of thousands of new Catholics are expected to join the Catholic Church at Easter Vigil liturgies in parishes throughout the United States the night of April 20.

At chrism Masses, bishops stress need for unity among all the baptized

A number of Catholic bishops referenced the clergy sexual abuse scandal during local chrism Masses in calling for a renewal of the priesthood and greater partnership in serving the Church among ordained priests and the laity, whose priesthood of service is guaranteed by baptism.

New York fundraising effort started to help restore Notre Dame Cathedral

New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said he named a fundraising effort for the Paris cathedral "From St. Patrick's to Notre Dame" because he really wanted "to twin our beloved St Patrick's Cathedral, America's parish church here on Fifth Avenue, with Notre Dame."

Singer-songwriter presents Crucifixion in concert

Singer-songwriter Tatiana "Tajci" Cameron confessed she didn't always like Holy Week.

Solitary confinement in U.S. prisons qualifies today as torture

Religious groups including the U.S. bishops argue that long-term solitary confinement in prison is a form of torture.