In a talk to the International Drug Enforcement Conference, Pope Francis condemns "the scourge of drug use" — said we must instead say yes to life, love, education, job opportunities. 

Local Catholics in Springfield, Massachusetts, are thrilled to learn that their new bishop is of Polish-American descent. 

Principal at Charlotte Catholic High School admits to taking money from a scholarship for other uses. 

With influx of immigrants, the Diocese of Fort Worth increases its assistance. 

From CNS on World Refugee Day: Syrian refugees in Jordan thought they'd never have to leave their homes. 

Matthew Bunson wonders: Are we in a golden age of the papacy?

New Confessions of a Catholic Dad: Scott's family went to Catholic conference, but did they stay in a hotel?

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Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly. Follow her on Twitter @GretchenOSV.