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Bishop Robert Evans’ inspiring reflection on what it means to be a priest

We share in the Great Commission to give to simple folk what no government or university or business can give, but only a priest can give: Jesus Christ and his bride, the Church.

Friars in Boston come together to bury abandoned baby

The poignant ceremony demonstrates the value of each and every life.

This WWI Jesuit hero gave his life in reparation for the sins of priests

I believe that Our Lord is asking for victims who are willing to suffer much in reparation for sins, especially those of priests.

He’s a 71-year-old grandfather … and a priest, too!

His son and grandchildren were there for his ordination.

Meet the priest who’s helping others recover from overeating

His own struggle with compulsive eating inspired him to help others.

How Graham Greene’s “The Power and the Glory” changed my life

You don't have to be perfect to accomplish great things.

Donatism and Pennsylvania: How an ancient controversy can help Catholics today

"Traditor" priests had to be dealt with centuries ago; the Church's understanding of what their sin had done and couldn't do is consolation even today.

“Drastic change” on celibacy teaching unlikely, says pope’s No. 2

Cardinal Parolin reflects that sometimes asking the question is more important than finding an answer

These vesting prayers before Mass remind priests of their unique vocation

And ask God for strength to remain faithful to their vows.

In the wake of abuse scandals, how does the Catholic Church screen future priests?

From discernment to ordination, vetting of seminarians is an ongoing process.

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