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Carol Glatz

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Vatican Radio celebrates its 90th anniversary

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Celebrating its 90th anniversary, Vatican Radio received well-wishes from Pope Francis and an avid listener who is the second oldest person in the world. Sister Andre, […]

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Media road map: Guidance from a pope and a saint, both named Francis

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When Pope Francis met with a Catholic News Service delegation marking the agency’s 100th anniversary, he encouraged the agency to continue to foster dialogue and honest […]

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Pope talks about Iraq trip, Catholic journalism, Church in US

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis said that unless there is a serious new wave of COVID-19 infections in Iraq, he has every intention of visiting the country in early […]

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Popes Francis, Benedict receive first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Both Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI have received the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 after the Vatican started vaccinating its employees and […]

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Vatican: Without alternatives, current COVID-19 vaccines are morally acceptable

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican’s doctrinal office said that when alternative vaccines are not available, it is morally acceptable to receive COVID-19 vaccines developed or tested using cell lines […]

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Prepare for heaven with faith and good works, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — People sometimes forget life’s ultimate purpose is to prepare for the kingdom of heaven, Pope Francis said. “People do everything as if they will never depart […]

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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 […]