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Americans are increasingly uneasy with the mingling of religion and politics, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center, in the midst of a campaign season punctuated by tussles over the role of faith in the public square.

Opinion -- Reproductive health is a woman's right by Kaitlyn Ridel

Bridgeport, Conn. -- Bishop Lori: "New Evangelization" Needed To Bring Catholics Back To Church

Analysis -- For most Americans, religious liberty important but not absolute by Robert P. Jones

What happens when there's no separation between church and state

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Montreal, Canada -- New archbishop mum about views on homosexuality Divorced people are not 'ready' to take communion, Christian Lépine says

As Montreal's populist archbishop calls it a career, his cerebral successor enters at a time of dwindling numbers at the pews and a shortage of priests.

Philadelphia -- The judge in the clergy-sex-abuse trial ruled yesterday that the jury can hear about the troubled past of one priest's accuser.

Catholic Church seeks priests among unemployed young Spaniards. Recruitment video tells job-seekers, “I do not offer you a great salary. I promise you a permanent job.”

Manila, Philippines -- Catholic group calls on new grads to volunteer for Church

NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: celebrationpublications.org/dailybread. You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.

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