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How do popes choose their new name?

Are there any official regulations that guide the process?

Aleteia’s Jesús Colina to give Catholic University Commencement address

As founder and global editor of Aleteia, Colina oversees "the largest Catholic website in the world."

Can a non-Catholic go to confession to a priest?

Interesting enough, many non-Catholics are intrigued by confession and are curious about whether they can receive the same graces as Catholics.

What is the “curia” in the Catholic Church?

The term is often used in the Church, but what does it actually mean?

What is a deanery in the Catholic Church?

The term is a relatively new term that is often used in certain dioceses around the world.

What is a cardinal in the Catholic Church?

While many bishops are cardinals, not all cardinals are bishops.

What is a monsignor in the Catholic Church?

The honorary title has become more rare than in the past and denotes a special honorary clerical status.

Avoid this spiritual danger when pursuing knowledge of God

Knowledge of God is good, but this dangerous pitfall is not.

Do Catholics worship the Virgin Mary?

Catholics firmly believe that adoration and worship are due to God alone.

Is the Bible without error?

Here's what the Catholic Church officially teaches regarding the inerrancy of the Bible.

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