Bishop calls all to pray for peace, justice in Charlotte
September 22, 2016

 After two nights of violence in Charlotte, Bishop Peter J. Jugis called on men, women and children in the Diocese of Charlotte to join him in prayers for "peace and justice" for all victims of violence and for law enforcement personnel who have been victims of "unjust violence."

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No war is holy, pope says at interreligious peace gathering
September 20, 2016

Violence in the name of God does not represent the true nature of religion and must be condemned by all faiths, Pope Francis said. 

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CUA president urges 'zeal' in defending religious liberty
September 16, 2016

Recent religious-liberty court cases reflect the decreased ability for people of faith in this country to exercise their constitutional right to religious freedom, said John Garvey, president of Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

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Bishop Matano releases message on 15th anniversary of 9/11
September 9, 2016

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano has released a message in regard to the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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Protocols protect young brains
September 8, 2016

After getting their "bells rung," high-school athletes of prior decades may have shaken it off and returned to the field.

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Pope: St. Teresa of Kolkata will always be 'Mother' Teresa
September 4, 2016

With a large tapestry bearing the portrait of the woman known as the "Saint of the Gutters" suspended above him, Pope Francis proclaimed the sainthood of Mother Teresa of Kolkata, hailing her courage and love for the poor.

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Canonization of Mother Teresa
September 2, 2016

Blessed Mother Teresa of Kolkata, who dedicated her life to helping the poor in India, will be made a saint. Pope Francis will celebrate the Mass of Canonization of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata on Sept. 4, 2016. 



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Pope proposes care for creation as a new work of mercy
September 1, 2016

Calling for concrete actions that benefit human life and the environment, Pope Francis proposed adding the care and protection of creation to the traditional list of corporal and spiritual works of mercy. 

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