Read more about the article ‘O Holy Night’ tops all hymns used in churches in December, according to poll
Members of the gospel choir of St. Saviour High School in Brooklyn, N.Y., sing during the Diocese of Brooklyn's annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony Dec. 5, 2019, at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

‘O Holy Night’ tops all hymns used in churches in December, according to poll

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Read more about the article Catholic school art, music teachers find inspiration, camaraderie at event
Megan Miller, a music teacher and orchestra director, teaches during an Aug. 12, 2019, class session at St. Mary Catholic School in League City, Texas. Miller was one of nearly 75 educators to attend a recent continuing education and development day for art and music teachers hosted by the Catholic Schools Office and the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston. (CNS photo/James Ramos, Texas Catholic Herald)

Catholic school art, music teachers find inspiration, camaraderie at event

‘The effort showed how we can be cultivating a Catholic identity into our music programs’

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Read more about the article USCCB committee decries rising antisemitism in U.S. 
Local and national media in University City, Mo., report on more than 170 toppled Jewish headstones Feb. 21, 2017, after a weekend vandalism attack on Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery near St. Louis. (CNS photo/Tom Gannam, Reuters)

USCCB committee decries rising antisemitism in U.S. 

‘In unequivocal terms, we condemn any and all violence directed at the Jewish people’

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Read more about the article Priest calls serving alongside military members as Army chaplain ‘humbling’
Father Lukasz J. Willenberg, a U.S. Army chaplain, greets new recruits in this undated photo. A priest of the Diocese of Providence, R.I., he was stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., where he served as a chaplain in the Basic Combat Training unit, welcoming 600 new recruits each week for a 10-week cycle of training. (CNS photo/courtesy Rhode Island Catholic)

Priest calls serving alongside military members as Army chaplain ‘humbling’

‘I think I have God on my side’

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Read more about the article Bishops mark charter’s 20th year, pledge continued outreach to survivors
Mark Joseph Williams, an abuse survivor, speaks during a Nov. 15, 2022, session of the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Bishops mark charter’s 20th year, pledge continued outreach to survivors

‘A debt is owed that can never be truly paid, but we continue to offer our apology and our vigilance’

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Read more about the article Eucharistic revival has ‘incredible momentum,’ bishop says
Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens of Crookston, Minn., speaks during a news conference on the National Eucharistic Congress prior to a Nov. 16, 2022, session of the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. Also pictured is Cande de Leon, chief advancement officer of the congress, and Bishop Daniel E. Flores of Brownsville, Texas. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Eucharistic revival has ‘incredible momentum,’ bishop says

Will culminate in a National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis in 2024

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Read more about the article At Mass, outgoing USCCB president encourages self-examination, renewal
Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, delivers the homily during Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Nov. 14, 2022, on the first day of the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

At Mass, outgoing USCCB president encourages self-examination, renewal

‘Jesus is alive. He’s with us, now’

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Read more about the article New president says CUA can be ‘premier Catholic research university’
Peter K. Kilpatrick delivers an address after his installation as the 16th president of The Catholic University of America in Washington Nov. 11, 2022, during Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. (CNS photo/Patrick G. Ryan, CUA via Catholic Standard)

New president says CUA can be ‘premier Catholic research university’

‘Our university’s greatest days lie ahead’

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Read more about the article Archbishops Broglio, Lori elected USCCB’s next president, vice president
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services celebrates the annual Sea Services Pilgrimage Mass at the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, Md., Oct. 2, 2022. He was elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Nov. 15, 2022, during the fall general assembly of the USCCB in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Jason Minick, courtesy Devine Partners)

Archbishops Broglio, Lori elected USCCB’s next president, vice president

The two top officers begin their terms at the conclusion of the fall assembly Nov. 17.

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Read more about the article U.S. bishops launch new approach to teaching the faith
A group including students from Sacred Heart Academy and Presentation Academy in Louisville, Ky., attend a prayer service for victims of human trafficking in 2019 in downtown Louisville. The U.S. bishops hope to better engage young people with the church through the Institute on the Catechism being launched Nov. 10-12, 2022, just ahead of their fall general assembly in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Ruby Thomas, The Record)

U.S. bishops launch new approach to teaching the faith

‘Create multiple opportunities where a young person can encounter Christ in an ongoing way’

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