Carol Glatz

Catholic News Service

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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 […]

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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 […]