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Jamestown Discovery

Historians speculate that early settler leader could have been a Catholic spy

Cardinal O'Malley at a press conference at the Vatican (Photo: CNS)

Boston cardinal says failure to respect life should be focus of controversy

Residents near Kramatorsk, Ukraine, queue for water after a shelling destroyed their water supply (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Sobilo says his country faces its worst crisis since the Second World War

Pope Francis (CNS)

Members of the Catholic Committee of Appalachia asked the bishops “to speak boldly and act publicly” in response to the encyclical

ICE director Sarah Saldana with US Citizenship and Immigration Services director Leon Rodriguez (PA)

A judge has ruled that the US government’s immigrant family detention system violates a settlement agreement dating to 1997

Pro-life activists rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol to condemn the use in medical research of tissue samples obtained from aborted babies (PA)

The Center for Medical Progress has released a third undercover video

A woman stands among the rubble of a destroyed building hit by tornado in Sittwe, in Burma (CNS)

Renewed fighting between the military and the Kachin Independence Army has caused more than 1,000 civilians to flee their homes

Boy Scouts from troop 172 in Chattanooga, Tennessee (PA)

The ruling does not affect decisions about leaders made by local troops

Benedictine Father Nikodemus Schnabel poses for a photo inside a chapel in the Dormition Abbey on Mt Zion in Jerusalem (CNS)

The Benedictine Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha was damaged in an arson attack in June

The Sisters will participate in various 
evangelistic activities, according to Bishop Egan

The Sisters of Maria Stella Matutina will be based in the parish of St Joseph’s in Grayshott