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  • Chinese official indicates Beijing to retain tight grip on church 22 Jul 2017 01:52 GMT Pilot

    … top leader in charge of religion has made it clear that … love the nation and the religion," reported ucanews.com. Yu … the direction of Sinicization of religion." Advertisement

  • was where Pakistan could debate religion. Now it's a tool to punish 'blasphemers' 22 Jul 2017 02:13 GMT 4-traders

    … before,” he said. “They use religion as a political tool. Almost …

  • Catching up 22 Jul 2017 01:54 GMT Pilot

    … a correspondent specializing in sports, religion, politics and international affairs. Comments …

  • Happiness and pain: That's the deal 22 Jul 2017 04:37 GMT National Catholic Reporter

    Let's get real. Where the rubber meets the road for most of us in our relationship with God is when we are sick or hurt, or the people we love are. Everything else falls away then. If, as Shakespeare postulated in "As You Like It," "all …

  • Opposition to metal detectors sets off a chaotic Friday prayers in Jerusalem’s Old City 22 Jul 2017 04:38 GMT National Catholic Reporter

    Tens of thousands of Muslims heeded calls from their religious leaders to avoid prayers at the Al Aqsa mosque in protest of new Israeli security measures at the Temple Mount. Only “several hundred” worshippers prayed inside the mosque at midday prayers …

  • Auza: Religion's role in development is to keep human dignity at center 22 Jul 2017 01:52 GMT Pilot

    UNITED NATIONS (CNS) -- The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals agreed upon in 2015 are "not ends in themselves," but a means to bring about "the true good" of the peoples of the world through care for one another and for "our …

  • Colombian martyrs: witnesses to the point of death 22 Jul 2017 01:52 GMT Pilot

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis' decree to beatify two Colombian martyrs from two troubled eras in the South American country's history underscores his call for courageous witness amid violence and persecution. "What does the church need …

  • Hundreds of PwC interns give day of service to local Catholic schools 22 Jul 2017 01:53 GMT Pilot

    The group of PwC interns pictured at St. Joseph Preparatory High School, Cambridge, one of 11 Catholics schools the benefits from the day of service. Courtesy photo BOSTON -- A total of 360 volunteers from the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Boston …

  • The Exception 22 Jul 2017 01:52 GMT Pilot

    Jai Courtney stars in a scene from the movie “The Exception.â€? The Catholic News Service classification is L -- limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling. The Motion Picture Association of America rating …

  • Working to stem the 'summer slide' 22 Jul 2017 01:54 GMT Pilot

    Friday, July 21, 2017Culture Nearly every student returns to school in the fall having lost some knowledge and skills gained in the previous school year. However, research has determined that the so-called "summer slide" takes a much larger toll …

  • Rally brings together Hispanic youth from across archdiocese 22 Jul 2017 01:53 GMT Pilot

    MILTON -- Close to 500 Catholic Hispanic young people from throughout the Archdiocese of Boston converged at Fontbonne Academy in Milton on July 8 for a day of prayer, dance, music, worship and adoration -- specifically geared for Hispanic youth. Clad in …

  • Residents, clergy, and police walk for peace in Dorchester 22 Jul 2017 01:53 GMT Pilot

    Participants in the July 11 peace walk in Dorchester join hands for an opening prayer delivered by Father John Currie. Pilot photo/Mark Labbe DORCHESTER -- The sun was just starting to set when the flashlights came on and chants of "Light up the …

  • Raleigh priest ordained auxiliary bishop for Atlanta 22 Jul 2017 01:36 GMT Georgia Bulletin

    Photo By Michael AlexanderArchbishop Wilton D. Gregory presents the Book of the Gospels to Bishop Bernard E. "Ned" Shlesinger III during his July 19 episcopal ordination at the Cathedral of Christ the King, Atlanta. By NICHOLE GOLDEN, Staff …

  • Bishops disappointed in Texas official seeking to end immigration policy 22 Jul 2017 01:52 GMT Pilot

    Immigration advocates rally in New York City Nov. 22, 2016. The U.S. bishops' migration committee chair in a July 18 statement urged President Donald Trump to "ensure permanent protection" for youth under the Deferred Action for Childhood …

  • Learning from natural family planning instructor said better than app 22 Jul 2017 01:52 GMT Pilot

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Natural Cycles recently gained international attention as the first cellphone app to be recognized as a contraceptive by the European Union. The app's algorithm uses readings from a two-decimal basal thermometer to determine days …

  • In Jericho, new Franciscan youth center offers chance to meet 'the other' 22 Jul 2017 01:52 GMT Pilot

    JERICHO, West Bank (CNS) -- Ahmed Za'atreh's love affair with photography began last year, when a relative came back from a trip abroad and gave him a camera. The 15-year-old focused his lens on the brown-hued desert mountains and valleys …

  • The two faces of immigration 22 Jul 2017 01:54 GMT Pilot

    Friday, July 21, 2017Faith While a foreign policy to welcome new comers speaks to both our generosity and economic self-interest, it may, indeed, be feeding larger and more devastating chaos just down the road. Kevin and Marilyn Ryan Immigration is one of …

  • Two Cathedral High grads named Yawkey Scholars 22 Jul 2017 01:53 GMT Pilot

    SOUTH END -- Two Cathedral High School graduates of the class of 2017 -- Amberose McDonald of South Boston and Tikia Price of Roxbury -- have been selected as Yawkey Scholars by The Yawkey Foundation. The Yawkey Scholars program, established in 2005, is …

  • Teens experience community and praise at Steubenville East 22 Jul 2017 01:53 GMT Pilot

    LOWELL -- Steubenville East, held at University of Massachusetts Lowell's Tsongas Center, July 14 to July 16, wasn't exactly what first-timer attendee Maggie Van Dyne was expecting, but she's not disappointed. She said she thought "it …

  • Who speaks for Charlie Gard? 22 Jul 2017 01:54 GMT Pilot

    Friday, July 21, 2017Culture ... because judgments about burden and benefit have an inescapably subjective or personal dimension, we have to ask: "Who decides?" Richard Doerflinger A seriously ill 11-month-old child in Great Britain has garnered …

  • Andover parish teens aid non-profits 22 Jul 2017 01:53 GMT Pilot

    Teens participating in the UNITAS service program of St. Augustine Parish, Andover. Pilot photo/courtesy St. Augustine Parish ANDOVER -- Forty-nine teens, along with 18 adult participants, from St. Augustine Parish's Youth Ministry spent the first …

  • The USCCB Convocation of Catholic Leaders 22 Jul 2017 01:54 GMT Pilot

    Friday, July 21, 2017Faith It was an impressive witness and reminder to us all that we need to be a Church that moves out into the margins of our culture and society. Sister Pat Boyle, CSJ On July 1-4, The United States Catholic Conference of Bishops ( …

  • Of Wheat and Weeds 22 Jul 2017 01:54 GMT Pilot

    Friday, July 21, 2017Faith Scott Hahn The Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time God is always teaching His people, we hear in today's First Reading. And what does He want us to know? That He has care for all of us, that though He is a God of justice, even …

  • Get out and talk to people 22 Jul 2017 01:54 GMT Pilot

    Friday, July 21, 2017Culture Walking the streets of the city and talking to many people doesn't make me smarter than anybody else -- but I think it makes me someone who knows what's going on. Raymond Flynn Despite the seemingly unlimited access to …

  • Restoring testaments of faith 22 Jul 2017 03:43 GMT Texas Catholic

    By Cathy Harasta The Texas Catholic WACO — Along the country roads near the northern rim of Waco, dairy farms and horse ranches abound on the way to the clustered artists’ workshops that anchor Stanton Studios’ 25-acre property. Distinctive buildings …