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Many young Americans live ‘without a Father in heaven or even a father at home’ (AP)

Book review: A shocking cultural collapse has occurred among America’s poor. RR Reno points the way to renewal

Archbishop John J Myers of Newark (CNS)

Bishops commission their own pro-life advertising campaign in response to abortion advocacy group

A memorial to unborn children is pictured outside a Catholic church in Alexandria, Virginia (CNS)

The faithful in America has embraced these memorials. Catholics in Britain should do the same

Assembly member Jimmy Gomez backed the new bill (AP)

Pro-lifers have urged Governor Jerry Brown to veto the bill, which has been approved by the assembly and the senate

Rodney Earl Sanders on the day of his arrest (AP)

Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill were found fatally stabbed in their home on August 25

Sisters from the Missionaries of Charity admire the official canonisation portrait of Mother Teresa (CNS)

Catholic organisations in Washington DC celebrated the canonisation of St Teresa via public exhibitions

Two Mississippi Bureau of Investigation agents inspect a car in the garage of the home of two slain Catholic nuns on Thursday (AP)

The bodies of two nuns who served their community ‘faithfully for many years’ have been found at their home in Mississippi

Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces was amongst the signatories of the declaration (CNS)

US bishops and Iranian religious leaders vow to work together to fight extremism

Pastor Joshua Nink prays over Donald Trump at First Christian Church, Iowa (AP)

So who’s praying for a Trump victory?

Polls suggest Trump is deeply unpopular among Catholics. So why do evangelicals find him so appealing?

A statue of Mary is seen partially submerged in flood water in Sorrento, Louisiana, August 20 (CNS)

Bishop Robert Muench has met ‘countless’ victims at three evacuation shelters amid Louisiana’s historic floods