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‘Chosen’ Actor Says to Find True Success, Serve God First

BY RICHARD SZCZEPANOWSKI WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) – Actor Jonathan Roumie urged graduates of The Catholic University of America on Saturday, May 11, to represent Jesus Christ to the world, […]

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News Briefs: May 19, 2024

Eucharistic Congress Includes Priest, Deacon Tracks INDIANAPOLIS (OSV News) – A special track just for priests has been added to the schedule of the National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis from […]

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Pope Proclaims 2025 Holy Year, Saying People Need Truth, Goodness, Hope

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – In the run-up to the Holy Year 2025, Pope Francis appealed to the world’s Christians to become joyful heralds of hope in a world marked by […]

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News Briefs: May 12, 2024

Pope Urges Reparation to the Sacred Heart VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The spiritual practice of reparation “may be somewhat forgotten or wrongly judged obsolete” today, but it is essential for […]

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Bishop Rhoades: Health Care ‘Must Be Grounded in Truth’

In a statement released by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday, April 30, Bishop Rhoades spoke out about new health care regulations from the Biden administration that will […]

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News Briefs: May 5, 2024

Pier Giorgio Frassati’s Canonization Reportedly ‘on the Horizon’ in 2025 During an assembly of the Italian Catholic Action in late April, Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, Prefect of the Dicastery for the […]

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News Briefs: April 28, 2024

U.S. House Passes Aid to Ukraine Bill PHILADELPHIA (OSV News) – Ukrainian Catholics in the United States are breathing a sigh of relief and prayers of gratitude after a bill […]

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News Briefs: April 21, 2024

Pope to Make 12-Day Trip to Asia in September VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis is planning to make the longest trip of his papacy this coming September, visiting Indonesia, […]

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News Briefs: April 14, 2024

Bishops Have ‘Powerful Encounter’ with Legacy of Racism MONTGOMERY, Alabama (OSV News) – A group of Catholic bishops recently traveled to Montgomery and Selma, Alabama, in what trip organizers called […]

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News Briefs: April 7, 2024

Vatican to Publish Document on Human Dignity on April 8 VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Officials with the Vatican Press Office announced that the Dicastery for the Doctrine of Faith’s declaration […]

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On Easter, Pope Asks Christ to ‘Roll Away’ the Stones of War

By Justin McLellan VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Just as Jesus removed the stone that sealed His tomb on the morning of the Resurrection, on Easter, Christ alone “has the power […]

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News Briefs: March 31, 2024

U.S. Bishops Ask Faithful to Pray for End to Israel-Hamas war WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) – The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chairman of the […]