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DAYTON, Ohio — Families and groups looking for a special way to celebrate the holidays can still visit the University of Dayton’s exhibit of Nativities after Christmas Day. “At the Manger: Peace on Earth,” an exhibit of more than 200 Nativities at the University’s Roesch Library, is open through Jan.

Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio has sent a check for $184,707.71 to Catholic Charities USA to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Two companies teamed up with volunteers from St. Vincent de Paul to give one local struggling family a Christmas to remember.

Sisters, brothers and priests from throughout the archdiocese who celebrated jubilees in 2012 came together for an annual Mass in their honor at Mount Notre Dame in Cincinnati Oct. 27. Eighty-four jubilarians were invited to participate in the Mass and lunch that followed, and 32 were able to do so.

DAYTON — In 1993, while serving as pastor of St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Portage, Mich. Marianist Father Thomas A. Stanley, wrote a booklet of flower meditations for the faith community’s Mary Garden. For “The Garden Way of the Cross,” Father Stanley drew upon the religious legends and flower

By Catholic News Service MADRID (CNS) — Spain’s Catholic bishops urged political parties to unite against same-sex marriage, after it was confirmed as legal by the Constitutional Court. “Spanish legislation on marriage is gravely unjust — it does not protect the parties’ right to be recognized in law as husband

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Nov. 26 for a federal appeals court to take up a Christian college’s challenge to the Affordable Care Act, reopening one of several lawsuits filed by religious and other groups who oppose elements of the law.

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati and three of its parishes (Holy Family, St John the Evangelist, and St John the Baptist) filed suit in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Monday against a terminated employee and former business manager, Thomas Shaun Martin. The archdiocese and the parishes seek the return of not

VATICAN CITY — The Nov. 21 publication of “Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives,” which completes Pope Benedict XVI’s popular three-volume series on the life and teachings of Christ, is the latest reminder of the author’s prolific output, now amounting to more than 60 books.

NEW YORK — What better way to spend a few hours over the holidays than in the company, not only of Santa Claus himself, but of the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and the Sandman?