Carol Glatz

Catholic News Service

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Pope meets with commission on child protection

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In its efforts to help advise the pope, the Roman Curia, bishops’ conferences and local churches on protecting minors from abuse, a Vatican commission listened to […]

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Pope, Christian leaders condemn use of violence against Syria

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Sharply criticizing a failure to find nonviolent means of bringing peace to Syria and other parts of the world, Pope Francis appealed to world leaders to […]

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Miracles attributed to Pope Paul VI, Romero clear way for sainthood

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has cleared the way for the canonizations of Blesseds Paul VI and Oscar Romero. At a meeting March 6 with Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect […]

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Wonder and wit: Five years of Pope Francis’ unique turns of phrase

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A native-Spanish speaker who grew up with Italian-speaking relatives in Argentina, Pope Francis has a striking way with words. Bringing a background in literary themes and […]

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Pope to young people: Take the World Youth Day challenge

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — It’s time to break free from fear, fake online personas and looking at the world through a digital screen display, Pope Francis told young people. “Do […]

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Lent is time to become aware of false prophets, cold hearts, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Catholics should use the season of Lent to look for signs and symptoms of being under the spell of false prophets and of living with cold, […]

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Going for God: Vatican invited to Olympic opening ceremony

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — For the first time, the International Olympic Committee has invited a Vatican delegation not only to take part in the opening ceremony of the Winter Games, […]

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Papal decree recognizes martyrdom in Algeria

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of a bishop, seven Trappist monks and 11 other religious men and women killed by extremists in Algeria in the […]

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Sound of music: Vatican offers ordinary choirs extraordinary venues

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Fifteen-year-old show choir member Molly Biggs of Topeka, Kansas, thought her biggest singing break would be performing in Kansas City. As the New Year dawned, she […]

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War brings only death, cruelty, pope says at U.S. military cemetery

NETTUNO, Italy (CNS) — “No more, Lord, no more (war)” that shatters dreams and destroys lives, bringing a cold, cruel winter instead of some sought-after spring, Pope Francis said, looking […]

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Signs of the Spirit: App teaches blessings, how to pray in ASL

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When Sister Kathleen Schipani found out she was usually the very first person to teach deaf children to pray, she decided there had to be an […]

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Pope, Orthodox patriarch issue joint plea for care of creation

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Together with the head of the Orthodox Church, Pope Francis urged people to be respectful and responsible toward creation while being aware of how disrupted ecosystems […]