Carol Glatz

Catholic News Service

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Pope Implores Young People to ‘Walk Together with Others’

VENICE, Italy (CNS) – Visiting a lagoon of tiny islands, canals, and narrow walkways for one day, Pope Francis moved around Venice by boat, bridge, and electric golf cart. The […]

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Bernini’s St. Peter’s Masterpiece Disappears Until Holy Year

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Like a giant Tinkertoy construction, a skeletal tower of scaffolding slowly inched its way up the twisting bronze columns of the baldachin over the main altar […]

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Pope Francis Canonizes Argentina’s First Female Saint

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – St. María Antonia de Paz Figueroa, known as Mama Antula, devoted herself completely to helping others experience God’s closeness and compassion, Pope Francis said after he […]

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Pope: Humanity Must Build Alliances Supporting Peace, Creation

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The world needs people to build alliances that are not against others but are in favor of everyone, Pope Francis told faith leaders at the U.N. […]

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Pope Encourages Children to Speak Up, Work for Peace

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – In a celebration of life, peace, joy, and harmony, thousands of children representing young people on every continent greeted Pope Francis during an afternoon event in […]

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In Marseille, Pope Says Welcoming the ‘Stranger’ Is a Global Mandate

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – In a visit of less than 30 hours to Marseille, France, Pope Francis highlighted his key appeals and positions concerning migration and the mandate for people of […]

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Pope appoints hundreds to attend Synod of Bishops on Synodality

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has appointed more than 450 participants, including dozens of religious men and women and laypeople from around the world, to attend the first general […]

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Cardinal: Papal Commission Begins Building Safeguarding Culture in Curia

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The heads of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and a section of the Dicastery for Evangelization have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed […]

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Pope From ‘Ends of the Earth’ Brings New Style to Rome

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Right from the start, upon his election, Pope Francis presented a whole new style of being pontiff. The way he spoke to the vast crowd after […]

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Pope Reorganizes Rome Vicariate to be More Collegial, Accountable

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With the same spirit and aims behind his recent reform and reorganization of the Roman Curia, Pope Francis, as Bishop of Rome, has overhauled the Vicariate […]

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At funeral, pope remembers Benedict’s ‘wisdom, tenderness, devotion’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI “spread and testified to” the Gospel his entire life, Pope Francis told tens of thousands of people gathered Jan. 5 for his predecessor’s […]

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Thousands Pay Last Respects to Pope Benedict in St. Peter’s Basilica

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A quiet hush covered the vast expanse of St. Peter’s Square even though it was filled with thousands of people slowly winding their way around the […]