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Vermont priest's 160-square-foot house has all the comforts of home

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. - Father Peter Williams built himself a house that has all the comforts of home: a full kitchen, a bathroom with a flushable toilet and shower, a dining area, a living area with a drop-down television, a propane furnace and even electric radiant heat under the laminate wood…

Four-year 'encuentro' process begins in the U.S.

WASHINGTON - In Spanish, the word "encuentro" means encounter and in the modern church in the U.S., it refers to a series of meetings that will take place over the next four years aimed at getting to know Latinos and producing more involvement in the church of its second largest…

California Catholic high school makes millions from Snapchat investment 

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - A California Catholic high school did away with future car washes and pizza kit sales March 2 when the $15,000 investment it made with Snap Inc., the company that developed the messaging app Snapchat, sold shares to the public and the school stepped into a windfall…