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Some say it’s time to discern sainthood for U.S. women slain 40 years ago+

On Dec. 2, Maryknoll Sisters Maura Clarke and Ita Ford, Ursuline Sister Dorothy Kazel and laywoman Jean Donovan will be remembered worldwide on the 40th anniversary of what many increasingly consider their martyrdom.

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Marine’s wrongful step on battlefield leads to leap of faith in life+

And, my first reaction, my instinct, for whatever reason, was to say a prayer.

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Parents: Baby miraculously cured in utero, now 5, ‘has changed our life’+

On May 27, Pope Francis recognized Mikey's cure as a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus.

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Teen was ‘influencer for God,’ mother says on eve of son’s beatification+

'You see queues in front of a football match or an actor or rock singer, but you don't see a queue for the tabernacle where there is the real presence of God, God that lives among us.'

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Catholics globally credit pope for encyclical’s call to uphold human dignity+

"Pope Francis is unflinching in his message" that focuses on solidarity with poor people globally.

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New casting of Catholic sculptor’s immigration artwork unveiled+

"Angels Unawares" was formally unveiled on a plaza at The Catholic University of America Sept. 27, the church-proclaimed World Day of Migrants and Refugees.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is remembered as ‘jurist of historic stature’+

Ginsburg, who was Jewish, had a framed passage from the Book of Deuteronomy on her chamber wall: "Justice, justice you shall pursue."

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Catholic schools welcome back students+

New safety protocols are in place at Catholic elementary and high schools on Long Island.

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Bishop Barres’ new pastoral marks 25 anniversary of Evangelium Vitae+

It is worthwhile to re-examine this important papal document and introduce it to an audience that might not be familiar with it.

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Flying into a quarantine: U.S. seminarians create a ‘bubble’ in Rome+

The new students' courses at the pontifical universities in Rome begin in early October. Until then, they study Italian, pray, have in-house conferences and will begin to explore the city once their quarantine has ended.

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