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Pope: Evolution, Big Bang do not push aside God, who set it in motion

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Big Bang theory and evolution do not eliminate the existence of God, who remains the one who set all of creation into motion, Pope Francis told his own science academy.


Sisters serving in South Texas 'colonia' win Lumen Christi Award

CHICAGO (CNS) -- Three members of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary ministering in Texas were named the winners of the Lumen Christi (Light of Christ) Award given each year by Catholic Extension.


Priest who had celebrated Latin Mass in diocese critically injured in Phoenix parish

Father Joseph Terra, FSSP, 56, was critically injured during a burglary at Mater Misericordia Mission Parish in Phoenix, where he is currently assigned.