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This Sunday was the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against human trafficking. In the Vatican press conference held last Tuesday it was explained that the day coincided with the Feast day of freed Sudanese slave Saint Josephine Bakhita. She was canonised by Pope John Paul II in 2000. St Jo...read more
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The recent spate of legalization of same-sex marriages in a number of states in America is one more piece of evidence showing the growth of both legal and social approval of homosexuality. …read more
Here is the text of the address given by Cardinal Seán O'Malley of Boston at theNational Catholic Prayer Breakfast, held last week on May 13. * * * It is a great joy to be with you here today …read more
Here is the homily of Fr. Michael Drea, senior chaplain at Harvard University and pastor of St. Paul's Parish in Cambridge, given one week ago, Monday, May 12, at the Holy Mass in St. Paul's …read more
The growing number of Hispanics in the Catholic Church in America has brought many new members, but also poses significant challenges, according to two recent studies. The first study, …read more
Catholics in Boston and across the United States expressed disappointment and disgust at Harvard's plans to host a black mass on Monday. Faced with the widespread response, the Harvard …read more