Archbishop Chaput retires; pope names Bishop Perez successor

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia and has appointed Bishop Nelson J. Perez of Cleveland as his successor.
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Pope urges bishops to teach discernment, including on political issues

Sometimes the political choices people face can seem like a choice between supporting a "snake" or supporting a "dragon," but Pope Francis told a group of U.S. bishops their job is to step back from partisan politics and help their faithful discern based on values, said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston.
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Pope speaks to U.S. bishops about pro-life issues, transgender ideology

Protecting human life is the "preeminent" social and political issue, Pope Francis said, and he asked the head of the U.S. bishops' Committee for Pro-Life Activities to convey his support to the pro-life community.
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Trebek cites ‘power of prayer’ in accepting Fordham Founders’ Award

"Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek and his wife, Jean, received Fordham University's Founders' Award at a Jan. 7 reception in Los Angeles.
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Knights, New York Archdiocese and others providing aid to quake victims

Jose Lebron-Sanabria, a Knight of Columbus and a general insurance agent for the fraternal organization, is coordinating assistance to Puerto Ricans in the aftermath of devastating earthquakes.
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Quebec to take ethics, religious culture out of school curriculum

The government of Quebec is about to eliminate its Ethics and Religious Culture curriculum, which replaced catechesis in schools in 2008.
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USCCB president urges world leaders to pursue dialogue, seek peace

Hours after Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi bases, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued a statement calling for urgent prayers "that our world's leaders will pursue dialogue and seek peace."
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‘No end in sight to the horror’: Australian bishops respond to fires

Saying that "there is no end in sight to the horror which confronts us," Archbishop Mark Coleridge, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, said the bishops have implemented a national response to months of wildfires.
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Australian Catholics seek prayers as fires continue in four states

As some of the worst wildfires in Australian history rage across four states, thousands of people in affected areas in New South Wales and Victoria continue to be evacuated to safety.
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‘Violence in the name of God is blasphemy,’ USCCB president says

Decrying the acts of religious violence that have taken place during the Christmas season, the president of the U.S. bishops declared: "Violence in the name of God is blasphemy."
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Texas bishops offer prayers for those affected by fatal church shooting

Two Texas Catholic bishops offered words of condolence and prayers to the members and families of the victims of a church shooting in which two worshippers were killed.
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Catholic, Christian, Muslim voices condemn knife attack on N.Y. rabbi

A host of voices from throughout the religious spectrum condemned the Dec. 28 knife attack at the suburban New York City home of a Hasidic rabbi that wounded five, one of them critically.
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