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Kavanaugh's faith 'really shines through in who he is,' says priest

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a pretty good guy, according to Msgr. John Enzler, his former pastor and the current president and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington.

Catholic college prof's true-to-life soccer book optioned by Netflix

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- When most people connect sports to Lewiston, Maine -- if they ever do -- they probably think of Muhammad Ali defending his World Boxing Council heavyweight title, knocking out Sonny Liston, the man from whom he took it, in the first round in 1965.

Congolese cardinal does not fear death but is careful what he eats

OTTAWA, Ontario (CNS) -- There is no room for fear in the life of Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya of Kinshasa, Congo.

Birth of an encyclical: Priest documents preparation of 'Humanae Vitae'

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Documents in the Vatican Secret Archives and the archives of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith prove it was a "myth" that Blessed Paul VI largely set out on his own in writing "Humanae Vitae," the 1968 encyclical on married love and the regulation of births.

Pope attends funeral of cardinal who announced to world his election

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis attended the funeral Mass and presided over the final commendation of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the French cardinal who led the Vatican's outreach to other religions and who had announced to the world his election as pope five years ago.

More Americans are living together and having babies before they get married

Denver, Colo., Jul 10, 2018 CNA.- While the average age of first marriages is higher than ever before, more Americans are cohabiting and having children outside of marriage, according to recent data from the Pew Research Center and the Center for Disease Control.

Pro-life groups react to Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination

Washington D.C., Jul 10, 2018 CNA.- Many pro-life and Catholic groups reacted with optimism about President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Update: Pope appoints New Mexico bishop as coadjutor for San Jose

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, New Mexico, to be coadjutor bishop of San Jose, California.

Rich heritage: Black sisters, priests mark 50 years of shaping church

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Fifty years ago, Josephite Father William Norvel thought it was time for black priests to come together.

Ethiopian cardinal praises his nation's peace deal with Eritrea

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) -- Ethiopia's Catholic Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel commended the Ethiopian and Eritrean governments for signing a peace accord.