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Death Toll From Typhoon Exceeds 450 in Philippines

Pearl Harbor dead remembered on 71st anniversary

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Kamloops, Canada -- Oldest Catholic parish marks 125 years

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Australia -- A woman whose son killed himself after allegedly being abused by a pedophile priest says powerful men in the Catholic Church should be charged for concealing the crimes of clergy.

Milwaukee -- Archdiocese, parishes win key victory in bankruptcy Second ruling expected Friday

Chicago-area Catholics Gather For Peace In a metropolitan area rocked by crime, Chicago-area Catholics are being challenged to respond and realize their spiritual responsibility to build peace.

Atlanta -- The parish is now about 80 percent African-American, 18 percent white and 2 percent Asian. It is “an intentional parish,” a place where people from over 160 zip codes in and around Atlanta choose to belong, along with those from the neighborhood of the Old Fourth Ward.

Commentary -- Failing at Politics, Bishops Turn to Prayerby Peter Montgomery

Stand for Catholic Identity Pits University of San Diego President Against Faculty

Irish bishops react to expert report, says abortion 'gravely immoral'

Former bishops’ staffer banned over women deacons

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