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Catholic leaders urge prayers, unity after attacks in Spain

OXFORD, England (CNS) -- Spanish church leaders urged prayers and national unity after two terrorist attacks left at least 19 people dead.

FOCUS expands to 15 new campuses this year

Denver, Colo., Aug 18, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has announced that it will expand to 15 new campuses for the 2017-2018 school year.

Planned Parenthood investigator claims victory in Washington State appeal

Washington D.C., Aug 17, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- Lawyers for Planned Parenthood investigator David Daleiden claimed a victory on Wednesday as the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court sent back a lower court's ruling against him.

U.S. Catholic parishes, schools happy to be in path of solar eclipse

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- U.S. Catholic parishes and schools located in the 70-mile-wide path of the total solar eclipse Aug. 21 plan to take part in this rare event with everything from providing parking spaces or viewing sites to offering overnight retreats or all-day events with family activities or scientific lectures.

Being legally blind doesn't hinder Catholic priest in serving his flock

EASTON, Pa. (CNS) -- A visitor attending Mass at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church might not notice anything unusual about the celebrant.

Logan Lucky

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Director Steven Soderbergh reinvents his "Ocean's Eleven" trilogy with a backwoods twist in "Logan Lucky" (Bleecker Street), a zany heist caper.

The Hitman's Bodyguard

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Morality is never allowed to get in the way of style as Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds find creative ways to dispatch a host of extras in the excessively mayhem-ridden action flick "The Hitman's Bodyguard" (Summit).

Hingham youth group lives out works of mercy in Haiti

BRAINTREE -- They stayed in an orphanage in the Haitian village of Duverger, and in the morning they prayed and at night they held adoration and traded life stories and bits of their separate cultures with the orphans. Many nights, the orphans fell asleep next to them.

Upcoming eclipse a sign of end times? Hardly so, priest says

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The word from some quarters is that the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse is a harbinger of the end times, but one Wisconsin priest hardly thinks so.

From Cardinal Seán's blog

Each year, around the feast of St. John Vianney, the patron saint of priests, we like to have a get-together for our priests. This year, for the first time, it was held at Pope St. John XXIII Seminary in Weston. There, we had a holy hour where I was able to share some reflections with the priests, and afterwards we had a cookout. It was an opportunity for the priests to spend some time together in a relaxed atmosphere.