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50th anniversary of 'Nostra Aetate'
Nov. 1, 2015
Last month marked the 50th anniversary of the issuance of the most radical document by the Second Vatican Council, opening up Catholic and non-Christian relations.
More millennials answering God's call
Sep. 24, 2015
The Catholic Church in the U.S. has been aging, along with its dwindling priestly ranks. But in the increasingly secular world, there's been a recent uptick in younger men studying to become priests.
Pope inspires black Catholics despite complicated history
Sep. 23, 2015
The arrival of Pope Francis has triggered discussions of the Catholic Church's historic treatment of the African-American faithful, and has sparked hopes for a better future.
The shift reviving dying parishes
Sep. 9, 2015
Almost half of U.S. Catholics are foreign-born or the children of immigrants. Across the country they are keeping pews filled and even moving the church's geographical center.
Before he was Cardinal, George was St. Pascal's altar boy
Apr. 20, 2015
A Portage Park congregation remembers Cardinal Francis George as its former altar boy who rose to become a Catholic leader.
Pedophilia and the Catholic Church
Aug. 15, 2014
Pope Francis said in July that about two percent of Catholic clergymen are pedophiles. But how exactly does one research and arrive at such numbesr? We'll find out from the BBC.
Sexual abuse survivor inspires others
Aug. 1, 2014
Twenty-five years ago Barbara Blaine founded the Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests (SNAP), to help ease the trauma she experienced as a child.
New Catholic Church documents may include lay opinions
Jul. 1, 2014
We discuss the new documents that could bring changes within the Catholic Church. And, we talk more World Cup as fans flock to Soldier Field to check out the USA/Belgium match. And, we hear the sounds of the Indian Veena from Chicago's Surabhi band.
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