Central to the concept of “Faithful Citizenship” is our obligation, as Catholics, to act in service to the common good when casting our votes.

Does that mean we may not consider the impact that elections, and subsequent public policies, will have on ourselves and our families? No, it does not mean that. Especially in these difficult economic times, we cannot be faulted for taking into account how the records and policies of candidates for office may impact on our needs...


Despite promises to the contrary, and misleading characterizations of the

New York State is in dire fiscal straits, amid which no one can plausibly deny the need

President Obama, announcing on Monday revisions designed to revive his

Our pages are filled this week with powerful words from our Holy Father: calling us

No one has been more consistent, for longer, on the need for comprehensive

As highlighted in last week’s special section, next week is Catholic Schools Week

It staggers the soul.

“Look to Bethlehem,” Pope Benedict XVI urges us (page 5), to find the “messianic peace”

The N.Y. State Senate’s rejection of “same sex marriage” two weeks ago was welcome news,

As detailed in the accompanying statement from the diocese, the Vatican’s Congregation

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Dear Readers,

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN NEWS) — The 2012 Synod of Bishops on

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