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Survivors of child sex abuse by Catholic priests call for Colorado...

Survivors of child sex abuse by Catholic priests are calling for reforms to Colorado's statute of limitations for such crimes in the wake of...

Catholics urging activism, money and prayer in opposition to aid-in-dying measure

The Catholic Church is beseeching its members to work against Proposition 106, the aid-in-dying ballot initiative on Colorado’s statewide ballot. As of last week, the...

End of life options: A conversation with Dan Diaz

You may not recall the name Brittany Maynard, but it’s likely you remember the photo of the young, green-eyed Californian with the great smile...

Without medical aid-in-dying, some patients choose to die violently. Sheryl Randall...

There was a stark difference between who Sheryl Randall was most of her life and who she had become when she tied a rope...

Wiretape: Can Pope Francis save the world or even the church?

Uniting Catholics Pope Francis is highly popular with American Catholics, even those who don't agree with him. Can Francis's trip help unite them? Via The...

Durango doctor: Anti-abortion hospital intervening in treatment decisions

A doctor at Catholic-run Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango says Mercy administration forbids doctors from discussing abortion as a treatment, even with women who could die as a result of pregnancy.

At prayer breakfast, Gingrich says American Catholics are threatened by ‘anti-religious...

Catholics and clergy dined over $65 plates of sausage, bacon and scrambled eggs Wednesday morning at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the upcoming beatification of Pope John Paul II, which will take place Sunday in Rome. But the larger theme of this year’s National Catholic Prayer Breakfast appeared to be the Catholic Church’s supposed waning influence on American policy.

Catholic groups have spent millions to fund anti-gay marriage Initiatives nationally

The Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal society founded in New Haven in 1881, does a lot of good work detailed in a lengthy report on its charitable giving in 2009. Add to that list a donation of a whopping $1.4 million in 2009 to the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), a nonprofit group dedicated to fighting same-sex marriage.

Stupak amendment: A Catholic Church money maker

Pass the kind of national health reform that brings in the vast ranks of the uninsured and you increase the number of consumers in...