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Carol Glatz

Catholic News Service

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Thanking God for His gifts brings joy, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Taking time out each day to be thankful for God and His gifts will lead to greater joy and mark a great step forward for humanity, […]

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During pandemic, film, books commemorate St. John Paul’s legacy

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pandemic restrictions have upset plans for pilgrimages and major public Masses celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. John Paul II. But it hasn’t […]

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Pope on Palm Sunday — Life, measured by love, is meant to serve others

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With a small procession down the vast and empty central nave of St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis began the first of a series of Holy Week […]

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Pope: Personnel, priests caring for COVID-19 patients are heroes

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With the number of priests and religious dying from coronavirus-related illnesses rising, Pope Francis offered his prayers for those who died after being infected helping COVID-19 […]

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Catholics urged to support Middle East Christians on Good Friday

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Middle East, which continues to face many hardships and challenges, needs the ongoing support of Catholics around the world, a Vatican official said. “Long and […]

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Pope sets special day to honor, study, share the Bible

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The newly established “Sunday of the Word of God” is an invitation to Catholics across the world to deepen their appreciation, love and faithful witness to […]

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Call me ‘Father’: Pope’s priestly vocation is his favorite gift

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In Caravaggio’s painting of Matthew, the sinful tax collector being called by Jesus to “Follow me,” Pope Francis sees the same unexpected, grace-filled moment found in […]

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Pope adds feast of Our Lady of Loreto to universal calendar

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has approved adding the Dec. 10 feast of Our Lady of Loreto to all calendars and liturgical books for the celebration of the Mass […]

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Africa trip planted new seeds of hope, pope says at audience

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Having gone to Africa as a pilgrim of peace and hope, Pope Francis said he hoped the seeds planted there by his visit would bear abundant […]

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Pope at Angelus: Christians choose fidelity to Gospel over hypocrisy

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians must not be hypocrites, Pope Francis said. Not being a hypocrite, he said, means being ready to “pay the price” of being faithful to the […]

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Pope advances sainthood causes for U.S. priest, Spanish martyrs

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of Father Augustus Tolton, who was the first African American diocesan priest in the United States and founder of the […]

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Retired pope publishes reflection on abuse crisis

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Retired Pope Benedict XVI, acknowledging his role in helping the Catholic Church come to terms with the clerical sexual abuse crisis beginning in the 1980s, wrote […]