All Things Catholic: Persecution of Christians in the Middle East has become so widespread, it's actually inspired bipartisan cooperation in Congress.
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John L. Allen Jr., NCR senior correspondent, writes weekly on the goings-on in Vatican and in the church around the world.
All Things Catholic: Which stories of 2012 fell through the cracks or didn't generate the buzz they really deserved? Here are John Allen's top five.
All Things Catholic: It turns out Kazakhstan, of all places, might have something to teach Catholics everywhere about the church's preoccupation with religious freedom.
All Things Catholic: Catholicism and secularism in Denmark; the next U.S. ambassador to Vatican, and the pope on Twitter.
All Things Catholic: Leaders from around the world gathered Tuesday to discuss abolishing the death penalty in all countries. Already, 150 nations have joined the fight.
All Things Catholic: Reflections on Europe's new commissioner of health, who's Catholic, and the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, who's stepping down.
All Things Catholic: The church should not fret at the large number of older people in the pews; it should celebrate them.
All Things Catholic: Now that the election is over, Catholic attention can be turned to the global problem of the deaths of Christians.
All Things Catholic: Was Pope John Paul I, who was pope for only 33 days, murdered? Did he actually support women's ordination? John Allen explores.
All Things Catholic: The Synod of Bishops is drawing to a close. Here are some of the things we've learned in the last three weeks.