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Woman advocates repeal of death penalty as part of unconditional pro-life policy

Conversations with Sr. Camille: Catherine Jarboe helps Catholics nationwide raise their voices in support of repealing the death penalty.


Vatican-appointed overseer to attend LCWR gathering

"There's a cloud over our head," a former LCWR president says of the group's upcoming annual meeting Aug. 13-16 in Orlando, Fla.


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Pope is most influential, second most-followed world leader on Twitter

Pope Francis is the most influential world leader on Twitter, with the highest number of retweets worldwide.

He also is the second most-followed leader of the world, running behind -- albeit by a long...

Sex abuse suit against Holy See dismssed

NCR Today: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has dismissed an appeal in a case that would have held the Vatican responsible for abuse.


Pope restricts use of Latin Mass by Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate

Pope Francis' order restricting the use of the pre-Vatican II Latin Mass in communities of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate addresses problems within the religious order.


Marking the Hiroshima, Nagasaki bombing anniversaries in New Mexico

On the Road to Peace: Los Alamos, N.M., is stunning. But its steep red cliffs are marred by the nuclear weapons labs that work to end the world.


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August 2-15, 2013


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