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Cardinal says deacons’ life of action, charity, service models Jesus’ life

By Christine Bordelon NEW ORLEANS (CNS) — While the ministry of the deacon has changed in the Catholic Church’s history, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, said deacons […]

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News Briefs: August 5, 2018

East African bishops applaud Eritrea, Ethiopia peace process VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The bishops of East Africa praised the peace efforts that brought an end to the two-decade war between […]

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Marian feast days approach

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on Marian devotion “God has won. Love has won. It has won life. Love has shown that it is stronger than death, that God possesses the […]

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Fascinating tale of Vatican search for Peter’s tomb rivals a novel

By Mitch Finley This book tells one of the most remarkable, and astonishing, true stories ever to come out of the Vatican. There are other books on the topic of […]

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Pope accepts Cardinal McCarrick’s resignation as cardinal

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation from the College of Cardinals of Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, and has ordered him to maintain […]

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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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News Briefs: July 22, 2018

Bishops, journalists attacked at church in Nicaragua COPAN, Honduras (CNS) — Nicaraguan bishops and clergy were attacked by armed groups aligned with the government July 9 as violence in the […]

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Deacons’ ministry of presence will be in forefront at upcoming congress

By Peter Finney NEW ORLEANS (CNS) — The 18,000 deacons in the United States exercise a ministry of presence, bringing the healing and hope-filled message of Jesus Christ to people […]

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Indiana abortion doctors accused of violating sexual abuse reporting law

Sue Swayze Liebel began the press conference on June 20 with sobering words. “I’m sorry that I have to be here today to deliver this news,” said the vice president […]

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Bishops sought to share journey with migrants, not join political fray

MCALLEN, Texas (CNS) — The journey for many of the new migrants entering the U.S. near the border town of McAllen involves a mix of hardship and blessings. Having made […]

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‘Sterile hypocrisy’ behind mistreatment of migrants, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Hearts that are closed to welcoming migrants and refugees are similar to those of the Pharisees, who often would preach sacrifice and following God’s law without […]

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Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Donald Trump announced July 9 that his nominee for the Supreme Court is Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington and a Catholic […]