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Annual St. Rocco feast returns to Glen Cove+

View a slideshow of photos of a procession in honor of the saint invoked against plagues.

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Illinois Catholic starts ’52 Masses’ tour of 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico+

Markham plans to write a book after finishing all 52 visits.

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The beautiful hungry caterpillar+

‘Kindness matters. Laughter is essential. Caring for each other is everything.’

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German churches pray, provide aid as European flooding death toll climbs+

In a visit to the region July 18, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the catastrophe the worst natural disaster in the country in 60 years.

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Advocates: Ruling against DACA must push Congress to act+

"This ruling is simply the most recent development in a long list of events warranting action by Congress."

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Installation of Wilmington’s new bishop begins ‘new era’ for diocese+

The episcopal ordination of Bishop William Koenig-- the first in the diocese since 1897 -- attracted not only the faithful of the diocese, but also a large number of the U.S. church hierarchy.

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Cuban American bishops express solidarity, call for humanitarian aid+

As Cubans and as bishops of the Catholic Church in the United States, they have been mindful of "the constant suffering and frustration of our brothers and sisters on the Island."

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Religion census uses data gathered from 500,000 people in seven-year period+

The median age of all Americans is 47, but for white Catholics it's 54 -- topped only by white evangelical Protestants at 56. The median age of Hispanic Catholics rose from 39 in 2013 to 42 in 2020.

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Pope out of bed, walking after surgery at Rome hospital+

The pope was expected to stay in the hospital for a week after the surgery, barring complications.

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Really getting to know Jesus should lead to amazement, pope says+

"God became concrete in a man, Jesus of Nazareth, he became a companion on the way, he made himself one of us."

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