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Catholic Church to Make Record Divestment From Fossil Fuels

Over 40 different Catholic institutions have announced a divestment from fossil fuels, making it the largest Catholic alliance against climate change yet.

Muslims Pitch in to Help Catholic Neighbors Rebuild Church Destroyed in Storm

When monsoon rains washed away a small Catholic church in Pakistan, Muslim neighbors were quick to help the minority’s congregation rebuild. There are only eight...

Muslim Mosque Helps Catholic Church Recover Following Shocking Vandalism

A mosque in Ontario is assisting a nearby Catholic church after a traumatic string of vandalism left the Christians with a $10,000 bill for...
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Muslims And Catholics Come Together For Christmas Food Drive

In a partnership built on the true spirit of giving, members of the Muslim mosque in London, Ontario decided to help boost a Catholic...
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Catholic Bishop Builds Peace Between Jews and Arabs in Israel

In contrast to what the news media portrays as a hopeless situation in the Middle East, there is an Arab village in northern Israel,...
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Catholic Bishop Builds Peace Between Jews and Arabs in Israel

In contrast to what the news media portrays as a hopeless situation in the Middle East, there is an Arab village in northern Israel,...
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Grocer Gives $20 Million for Catholic Schools

An 80-year-old grocery magnate is donating $20 million to help train teachers for Catholic schools and universities. Patrick Roche, 80,...
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Catholics and Muslims Meet in Historic Vatican Forum

The Vatican Tuesday opened historic inter-faith talks with top Muslim leaders,  opening "a new chapter in the long history" of dialogue between the two...

Vietnam Eases Restrictions on Catholics

Vietnam's communist rulers are easing restrictions on Catholics after a history of church-state land disputes, reports the Reuters News agency.

Pope Issues new Green Message for World’s Catholics

"The Vatican last week added its voice to a rising chorus of warnings from churches around the world that climate change and abuse of...

Catholic Charities Guts 1000th Home for Elderly and Disabled in New Orleans

After nearly a year of helping elderly and disabled homeowners begin the clean-up process in flood-ravaged New Orleans, Catholic Charities volunteers will gut their...
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Catholics and Pentecostals Unite for the First Time in U.S.

NEW YORK (ENI) — After nearly five years of discussions and planning, a new group for all the major Christian traditions in the United...

Good News in History, July 18

40 years ago today, Canada began accepting 50,000 Vietnamese ‘boat people’ into the country. 24,000 of the refugees who were seeking asylum were sponsored...

Good News in History, July 6

25 years ago today, Forrest Gump, directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, and Gary Sinise, was released in US theaters....

Good News in History, June 17

47 years ago today, two unknown D.C. workers in their 20s set into motion the unraveling of the most explosive political scandal in U.S....

After Nuns and Millennials Discover They’re ‘Soul Mates’, They Work and Live Together to Change the World

Catholic women and spiritually-oriented millennials from all over the US are looking to each other as an unlikely new source of community and inspiration.

Good News in History, June 7

37 years ago today, Graceland opened to the public five years after Elvis Presley died there. The mansion sits on 14 acres near Memphis...

Good News in History, May 9

Happy Birthday to Billy Joel who turns 70 years old today. After dropping out of high school on Long Island, he started a music...

Good News in History, April 21

370 years ago, in the new American colony of Maryland, the Toleration Act was passed by the Assembly to allow freedom of worship throughout...

Good News in History, April 18

110 years ago today, Joan of Arc was beatified as a saint by Catholic leaders in Rome. An illiterate farm girl who claimed that...