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Fidel Castro, the Marxist revolutionary who ruled the Western Hemisphere’s only Communist state, acknowledged later in life that he was deeply influenced by Catholic teaching and welcomed a succession of popes to Cuba.

What do you say to a homeless person? Advice from Catholic urban missionaries

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DENVER – It’s a common sight at a city intersection. A man or a woman holds a cardboard sign: “Homeless, Hungry. Please Give. Anything Helps.”

Recent polls point to Canadians demanding better palliative care

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If there’s anything that unites Canadians, it’s their overwhelming support for something very few of us have.

Parish thankful after natural gas explosion damaged church and other buildings

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CANTON, Ill. – A deadly natural gas explosion that rocked the downtown square of Canton Nov. 16 also temporarily knocked the faith community of St. Mary Parish out of their damaged church, located just a block east of the blast site.

Why I’m leaving Trump’s America

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Minneapolis, MN – To our soon-to-be-compatriots: thank you for making Canada a destination of hope.

Henry Ripplinger's 'Angels' bring best-selling ‘miracle’

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REGINA – Somewhere along the path to writing a self-help book, Henry Ripplinger found himself meandering down a different trail only to emerge as a best-selling  Catholic novelist.

Mother Teresa of Africa sews hope for war-ravaged children

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Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe firmly believes that a woman’s most valuable asset is her resilience.

Estate Planning, Planned Giving Special Section

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Catholic Register's latest special is about estate planning and planned giving. Click here to check out all of our feature stories!

Revisiting the Reformation: bridging 500 years of division

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Martin Luther would be amazed. He would never have imagined the Pope of Rome could be a mere guest in any Christian church.

Landscapes offer a magical Mystical tour at AGO exhibit

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TORONTO – If you don’t usually go to an art gallery to pray, you might want to make an exception for the Mystical Landscapes show on at the Art Gallery of Ontario until Jan. 29.

Gregorian Chant strikes the right note

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TORONTO – On a busy downtown street in Toronto, a lofting melody carries out from a Solemn High Mass at St. Patrick’s parish.