Read more about the article Nearby Texas Catholic church reaches out during hostage crisis at synagogue
Local and national media, along with police, crowd the parking lot at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Colleyville, Texas, Jan. 15, 2022, after four hostages were taken during services at nearby Congregation Beth Israel. After about an 11-hour standoff with an FBI crisis response team on the scene, the incident at the synagogue ended with the hostages' release and the hostage-taker being fatally shot. (CNS photo/Kevin Bartram, North Texas Catholic Magazine)

Nearby Texas Catholic church reaches out during hostage crisis at synagogue

‘A frightening experience for the family’

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Read more about the article Gomez: Imitate Rev. King’s ‘example, prophetic witness’ in work for justice
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington is seen in this illustration photo. The life and legacy of the slain civil rights leader is commemorated Jan. 17, 2022, which is a federal holiday. Beginning in 1970, a number of states and cities made his birthday, Jan. 15, a holiday. In 1983, Congress declared a federal holiday for Rev. King and set the annual observance for the third Monday of January. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

Gomez: Imitate Rev. King’s ‘example, prophetic witness’ in work for justice

The civil rights leader ‘was driven by the biblical vision of righteousness and truth’

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Read more about the article Priest continues to counsel police one year after Capitol insurrection
Father William Gurnee delivers a homily during Mass at St. Joseph's Parish on Capitol Hill in Washington Jan. 10, 2021, four days after a mob stormed the nearby U.S. Capitol. (CNS photo/Andrew Biraj, Catholic Standard)

Priest continues to counsel police one year after Capitol insurrection

'Many officers are still not able to get back to work’

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Read more about the article Pew: Catholic numbers hold steady, ‘nones’ rise, Protestants decrease
Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory processes into Mass in the Crypt Church at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington Sept. 16, 2021. The percentage of Catholics in the U.S. population in 2021 held steady at 21% in the latest Pew Research Center survey, issued Dec. 14. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

Pew: Catholic numbers hold steady, ‘nones’ rise, Protestants decrease

Proportion of Christians in the U.S. population continues to slide

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Read more about the article Pope asks pardon for sins that drove Catholic, Orthodox apart
Pope Francis talks with Orthodox Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and all Greece during a meeting with their delegations in the Throne Room of the archbishopric in Athens, Greece, Dec. 4, 2021. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope asks pardon for sins that drove Catholic, Orthodox apart

The two churches have much they can do together, says pope

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Read more about the article Initiatives on Eucharist aim to give Catholics better understanding
Auxiliary Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens of St. Paul and Minneapolis carries a monstrance holding the Eucharist during a procession June 19, 2021, called "Catholic Father's Day." Bishop Cozzens is chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis. (CNS photo/Dave Hrbacek, The Catholic Spirit)

Initiatives on Eucharist aim to give Catholics better understanding

Bishops to vote on document on the Eucharist at November meeting

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Read more about the article St. Joseph, protector of Holy Family, is model for 2021 Respect Life Month
This is the poster for Respect Life Month 2021 observed in October by the U.S. Catholic Church. As part of the Year of St. Joseph declared by Pope Francis, this year’s celebration "highlights the example of that great saint," said a Sept. 27 statement from Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, who is chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities. Oct. 3 is Respect Life Sunday. (CNS photo/courtesy RespectLife.org)

St. Joseph, protector of Holy Family, is model for 2021 Respect Life Month

Parishes asked to join Walking With Moms in Need initiative

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