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News Briefs: May 6, 2018

Pope, others mourn death of British toddler Alfie Evans LIVERPOOL, England (CNS) — Pope Francis said he was mourning the death of English toddler Alfie Evans, who died four days […]

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Nigerian religious leaders condemn attack that killed 19 during Mass

By Peter Ajayi Dada LAGOS, Nigeria (CNS) — Nigerian religious leaders condemned the killing of about 19 people during a morning Mass in Benue state. Two priests — Fathers Joseph […]

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Movie Review: Avengers — Infinity War

By John Mulderig NEW YORK (CNS) — Strong pro-life values are embedded in the towering, richly complex Marvel Comics-based adventure “Avengers: Infinity War” (Disney). While this often-dazzling, sometimes-dizzying epic is […]

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Clergy abuse survivors grateful after private meetings with pope

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — After private meetings with Pope Francis, three survivors of clergy sexual abuse from Chile said they felt they had been heard and were hopeful for changes […]

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Imprisoned clergy of Dachau remembered for fearless faith

EMMITSBURG, Md. (CNS) — When a virulent typhus epidemic swept through a World War II concentration camp in Dachau, Germany, in early 1945, many imprisoned Polish priests volunteered to minister […]

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Pittsburgh diocese will see number of parishes drop from 188 to 57

By Bob De Witt PITTSBURGH (CNS) — After three years of discussions, Pittsburgh Bishop David A. Zubik said the 188 parishes of the diocese will be placed into 57 groupings […]

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South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results

SEOUL, South Korea (CNS) — Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon of Uijeongbu has been waiting years for this moment, with the leaders of the two divided Koreas poised to meet for […]

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Safe Environment training: Parents’ frequently asked questions

As the Catholic Church continues to prioritize the safety of young people who are practicing the faith, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has organized and made publicly available many […]

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Fewer refugees accepted into US impacts Catholic resettlement

By Chaz Muth WASHINGTON (CNS) — War, famine and gang violence have created the largest global refugee population since World War II, yet the U.S. has drastically cut the numbers […]

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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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News Briefs: April 29, 2018

A painful history strengthens bond of Church in the US and El Salvador WASHINGTON (CNS) — Miami Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski was on Capitol Hill in early April with a […]

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Mother killed on Southwest flight was firm believer in Catholic schools

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Tributes from business leaders and politicians alike described Jennifer Riordan — the 43-year-old passenger who died April 17 from injuries suffered on Southwest Flight 1380 when its […]