Carol Glatz

Catholic News Service

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Great expectations: Vatican abuse summit has key, realistic goals

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — All eyes and ears will be on the Vatican during an unprecedented gathering Feb. 21-24 to discuss the protection of minors in the Catholic Church. When […]

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Robots, AI: Papal academy decodes newest pro-life challenges

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Even though today’s modern tools and technologies are hardly human, the Pontifical Academy for Life is zeroing in on the world of robots and machines powered […]

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Visitors are most important things about shrine, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — People who visit Catholic shrines must find a place of warmth and welcome, as well as good priests who enjoy being with and listening to the […]

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Pope apologizes to young people who have felt ignored by the Church

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Speaking on behalf of all adult Catholics, Pope Francis formally closed the Synod of Bishops by asking young people for forgiveness. “Forgive us if often we […]

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Hometown saints: Pilgrims at canonization support local ‘heroes’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As the sun rose over the Tiber River, seven banners hanging on the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica depicting the Church’s newest saints were illuminated by […]

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Women must fight clericalism to heal Church, publication says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In response to current scandals, clericalism and the need for reform, Catholic women must take the initiative and make their voices be heard, according to a […]

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Archbishop Ganswein says abuse crisis is Church’s 9/11

ROME (CNS) — The concern of now-retired Pope Benedict XVI and the promises made by the majority of Church leaders were not able to stop the evil of clerical sexual […]

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Clear response to abuse crisis is urgently needed, cardinal says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Responding quickly and appropriately to the problem of abuse must be a priority for the Catholic Church, said Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, president of the Vatican’s […]

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Dark to light: Buried under scaffolding, Holy Stairs set for resurrection

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With large sheets of plain plywood blocking public access to the Holy Stairs, one woman lovingly touched a large color photograph of the stairs, made the […]

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Credible leadership serves others, pope tells cardinals at consistory

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Defending the weak or hopeless and becoming a servant to those most in need is the best promotion one can ever receive, Pope Francis told new […]

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Papal diplomat says U.S.-North Korea summit brings hope for peace

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Talks between the leaders of the United States and North Korea are “truly historic” and bring hope for the start of a new era of peace, […]

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Sports on Sundays OK, except to skip Mass, says Vatican

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A new Vatican document cautions against the dangers of highly competitive children’s sports, political and economic pressures on athletes to win ‘”at all costs” and the […]