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pope francis sits on a chair next to retired pope benedict. both are wearing white and smiling
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
Canon lawyers are proposing new laws that will delineate the rules on papal retirement. Retired Pope Benedict XVI has had to trailblaze a path, as the last pope to step down was in 1294.
Religion News Service
Sacred Heart Catholic School in Uvalde, Texas, will receive scholarship money for new students that transferred from Robb Elementary School.
Politics & SocietyNews
David Agren - Catholic News Service
Nicaraguan police burst into Matagalpa diocesan headquarters and removed an outspoken bishop who had been under house arrest for more than two weeks.
Jorge Alvarenga on the campus of The Catholic University in Washington July 26, 2022 , about being separated from his mother for 17 years after she migrated to the U.S. from their native El Salvador.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service
Though family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border has been a much-debated topic in recent years, children in Central America have long faced extended periods away from their migrant parents.
cardinal marc ouellet, prefect of the vatican's dicastery of bishops, wears his vestments in a file photo
Francois Gloutnay - Catholic News Service
A preliminary Vatican investigation into allegations against Cardinal Marc Ouellet concluded there was not sufficient evidence to warrant opening up formal proceedings against the cardinal for sexual assault.
Cardinal Dolan speaks before a microphone.
Catholic News Service
Cardinal Dolan, at a recent press conference, reaffirmed the Catholic Church's commitment to aiding immigrants.