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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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Next term: Court to take up religious schools, rejects wedding florist+

The day after issuing its final opinions for the current term, the Supreme Court announced it was taking up one religious rights case and rejecting another for its next term.

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Miami Catholic parish says 10 of its families still missing after collapse+

'Keep your hearts open so you will be able to feel and experience, in the midst of grief, the healing presence of the Lord.'

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Charter on religious freedom rights released ahead of international summit+

Every government, every religious community, and every political and civil society organization in the world should strive toward the goal of achieving freedom of religion and conscience, for everyone, everywhere.

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