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Published: May 16, 2018   

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Nibbles or bites, tax policy fights eating away at church exemptions

WASHINGTON -- For generations, religious denominations in the United States have been largely exempt from paying taxes. However, some cracks are beginning to show in that armor.

Speaker Ryan gives chaplain his job back

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Jesuit Father Patrick Conroy, chaplain for the U.S. House of Representatives who said he had been forced to resign, was reinstated to his post by House Speaker Paul Ryan May 3.


Sandra Grace Monaco, 83, a member of Immaculate Conception Church in North Little Rock, died April 25. She is survived by ...

Wabbits win

The Wabbits of Our Lady of the Holy Souls School in Little Rock won the opening track meet of the parochial league season. The meet was held ... (Sports briefs)

Is an annulment needed to go to confession?

Q. I had been away from the Catholic Church for a very long time, but I recently returned and I have a question. I was married in the Catholic Church and got a divorce, but I did not get a Church annulment. Later, I married a different man (not a Catholic) and divorced him as well. ... (Question Corner, Seeds of Faith)

Widen our hearts on Mother’s Day

For mothers who have lost children.  For children who have lost mothers. For women who long to be mothers. For mothers who never got to meet their children. (Columns)

New faith initiative can be a beacon

When the troubles of our times get too big, faith communities and our government should be willing to work together. This is the message from the White House when it launched its Faith and Opportunity Initiative last week. (Editorial)

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