December 20, 2019

Before the bell: Pope pays surprise visit to Rome high school

Some 800 students met Pope Francis at Rome's Pilo Albertelli High School Dec. 20; he was ready to listen to their questions and offer his reflections.
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Christmas Mass Schedules for Cathedral and Basilica

For Immediate Release Friday, December 20, 2019 Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Cathedral & Mulberry Streets) Tuesday, December 24, Christmas Eve 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., Midnight Wednesday, December 25, Christmas Day 10:00 a.m. (Archbishop Lori, Celebrant) Cathedral of Mary Our Queen (5200 N. Charles Street) Tuesday, December...
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Catholic press continues mission to reach contemporary film audiences

The once influential Catholic film office had been able to get Hollywood studios to change content in movies it deemed morally offensive for decades, but that power was extinguished as the 1970s rolled into the 1980s.
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Supreme Court to hear cases of fired Catholic school religion teachers

The Supreme Court will take a deeper dive into laws governing church and state next year when it examines two Catholic school teacher firings.
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