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Jewish group questions sainthood cause for WWII-era Polish cardinal

A leading Jewish organization has criticized the Vatican's decision to move World War II-era Cardinal August Hlond along the path to possible sainthood, saying the Polish primate was "extremely" hostile to Jews and failed to condemn a 1946 pogrom.

Cardinals in the spotlight as Chile’s crisis continues to reverberate

Chile's ongoing crisis related not only to sexual abuse but abuses of conscience and power remains fluid, with several new developments.

Pray for families, receive an indulgence, Vatican says

Catholics who participate in the World Meeting of Families in Dublin in August or pray with their families during the Aug. 21-26 event can receive a plenary indulgence, the Vatican announced.

Chicago priest’s effort to build community earns CCHD leadership award

Father Matt O'Donnell was given the 2018 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, the U.S. bishops' domestic anti-poverty and social justice program.

Homeless couple arrested after having sex at New Jersey church

Authorities say a priest found two people having sex beneath a statue of the Virgin Mary at a Catholic church in New Jersey.