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Eleven cardinals urge maintaining church rules on marriage
Aug 31 2015
Eleven cardinals have urged fellow church leaders to maintain the church’s rules regarding marriage and strengthen Catholic education about marriage and family life.

Milwaukee Archdiocese reaches $21 million settlement with abuse survivors
Aug 05 2015
The Archdiocese of Milwaukee has reached a $21 million settlement with abuse survivors, according to an Aug. 4 announcement.

Divorced and remarried are not excommunicated, pope says at audience
Aug 05 2015
Catholics who have divorced and are civilly remarried "are not, in fact, excommunicated," Pope Francis said.

Hands made for ministry
Aug 05 2015
Looking forward to Francis, archdiocese’s first Hispanic deacon looks back on 40 years

Archbishop Lori reflects on religious liberty challenges after Obergefell
Jul 24 2015
The Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage will likely have broad effects across the legal system, said Archbishop Lori.

Kenyan bishops say they’ll resist pressure to accept same-sex marriage
Jul 19 2015
The head of the Kenyan bishops’ conference said the church will resist any pressure to accept same-sex marriages.

Match made for heaven: From the handshake of peace to engagement at Holy Cross
Jul 08 2015
An 'electric handshake' at Holy Cross in Federal Hill leads down the path to matrimony.

Pell says same-sex votes show society abandoning Christian foundations
Jul 08 2015
The outcome of May’s same-sex marriage referendum in Ireland and the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on the same issue clearly show the extent to which Western society is abandoning many of its Christian legal foundations, said Australian Cardinal George Pell.

Wedding day transforms anniversary of near-death experience
Jun 27 2015
May 22 is a day Andres "Chico" Gonzalez Jr., will never forget.

In wake of same-sex marriage ruling, Archbishop Lori and fellow bishops seek freedom to practice, not just preach
Jun 26 2015
After the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, the USCCB is focused on Catholics’ freedoms to put their beliefs into practice.

USCCB president calls Supreme Court ruling on marriage 'tragic error'
Jun 26 2015
Archbishop Kurtz urges Catholics to move forward with faith.

Court rules same-sex marriage legal nationwide
Jun 26 2015
In a landmark ruling, a divided Supreme Court June 26 said same-sex marriage is constitutional nationwide.