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Pope names Archbishop Caccia as new envoy to United Nations

Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, Pope Francis' choice to be the Holy See's new permanent observer to the United Nations, said the pope has given him the mission of enlightening international discussions and debates with the principles of Catholic social teaching.

Archbishop urges L.A. Catholics to join him in prayer for shooting victims

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez asked Catholics of the archdiocese to pray with him for the victims of the Nov. 14 shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

Ford v Ferrari — A-III (PG-13)

"Ford v Ferrari" (Fox) revels in its 1960s gender stereotypes, evoking a "Great Man" age of auto racers in which the men were men and the women glad of it.

Tone somber at prayer vigil for those facing execution in weeks ahead

Nearly 100 people were bathed in light as they gathered for a prayer vigil at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Terre Haute, not far from the Federal Correctional Complex.

Belgian bishops: Proposal would make abortion ‘normal medical procedure’

Belgium's Catholic bishops have criticized legislation to liberalize abortion by extending the right to 18 weeks' gestation with just 48 hours of obligatory reflection.

Pope appoints Spanish Jesuit to lead Secretariat for the Economy

Pope Francis tapped a Spanish Jesuit priest with a background in economics to head the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy.

Pope to students: Don’t be afraid of truth, never settle for mediocrity

Pope Francis told students never to be afraid of their desire for truth and never settle for mediocrity.

What influence does religion have on Americans’ lives?

A new Pew Research Center survey issued Nov. 15 gauges the influence religion has on Americans' lives and the hold Catholicism and other Christian religions has on their adherents.

Catechism will be updated to include ecological sins, pope says

Following through on a proposal made at the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, Pope Francis said there are plans to include a definition of ecological sins in the Church's official teaching.

Celestial space: A St. Paul convent-turned-hotel celebrates its legacy

Decades before the Beaux-Arts style building was remodeled as the Celeste St. Paul Hotel + Bar, it was home to scores of Sisters of St. Joseph.