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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called for prayer and fasting in the days leading up to the Supreme Court's decisions on two gay marriage cases.
Affable Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, endeared himself to the overwhelmingly evangelical Protestant crowd at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview's 2013 Wilberforce Awards dinner April 27,
President Obama dismissed the notion that an American pope would be too closely aligned with the U.S. government, pointing out that America's Catholic bishops "don't seem to be taking orders from me."
On the eve of their conclave to select a new pope, cardinals held their final debate Monday over whether the Catholic Church needs a manager to clean up the Vatican or a pastor to inspire the faithful at a time of crisis.
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The mood in Rome in the wake of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation and departure is melancholy, said Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
The cardinals are gathering in Rome to select Pope Benedict XVI's successor — and calls are growing for someone hailing from the United States.
Two important stories — this week's resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and last week's storm in the Northeast — underline the growing irrelevance of the traditional network evening-news programs.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said Thursday that President Obama's recent attempt to mollify religious objections to covering contraception as part of his signature health law has fallen short of addressing their concerns.
America's Catholic bishops on Thursday rejected President Obama's latest contraception mandate upon religiously affiliated hospitals, schools and charities, saying the rules still don't ensure that people won't be forced to pay for contraceptives to which they morally object.
A single bell tolled Thursday at the Connecticut funeral of a 6-year-old girl killed by a gunman at her elementary school, while a cardinal in New York compared a slain teacher to Jesus for giving up her life to protect others.
A top American bishop said Tuesday the Roman Catholic Church will not comply with the Obama administration requirement that most employers provide health insurance that covers birth control for free.
Politically charged patriot and country music star Hank Williams Jr. is pining to get into talk radio. Pro-America and pro-military Mr. Williams will be producing "Loud and Rowdy," a trio of two-hour specials to air in the weeks before Election Day, offering up news of the day, politics, music and just plain "speaking his mind," a spokeswoman tells Inside the Beltway.
New York City school and health officials are stepping on parental rights by going beyond condom giveaways and giving girls as young as age 14 "morning-after pills" and other chemical contraceptives at school without telling their parents, leaders of traditional values groups said Monday.
In a rare public moment out of character, actor Stephen Colbert told students at the Jesuit Fordham University on Friday that he loves the Roman Catholic Church no matter its human flaws.
Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan told a Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, news conference that the gunman in Thursday's attack inside a Minneapolis sign company where four people were killed was 36-year-old Engeldinger.
"We have a number of vehicles that are underneath big pieces of concrete, and we do know we have some people in those vehicles," Dolan said, though he said he did not have a number. "We know we do have more casualties at the scene."