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Ukrainian Catholics in New York celebrate Easter by praying for end of war

NEW YORK (CNS) — Ukrainian Catholics in New York celebrated Easter with prayers that Christ’s triumph over death will also signify victory over everything evil happening in their home country. […]

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Caritas, Polish hotels serve Easter breakfast to 20,000 Ukrainians

WARSAW, Poland (CNS) – For two months, Poland has been welcoming Ukrainian refugees, and organizers wanted them to be able to celebrate Easter in a special way. So on April […]

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University of Notre Dame presents Evangelium Vitae Medal 

A doctor who performed abortions early in his career before dedicating himself to pro-life medicine received the prestigious Evangelium Vitae Medal at the University of Notre Dame on April 23.   […]

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News Briefs: April 24, 2022

Ukrainian Marine to pope: Mariupol ‘what hell on earth looks like’ VATICAN CITY (CNS) – A Ukrainian Marine commander pleaded with Pope Francis to do everything to save the city […]

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Victory is not raising a flag on a pile of rubble, pope says on Palm Sunday

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Jesus obeyed the most challenging of commandments: to love one’s enemies; and He invites humanity to do the same by breaking a vicious cycle of evil, […]

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News Briefs: April 17, 2022

Pontifical Academy of Sciences raises alarm about nuclear weapons VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Russia’s war on Ukraine frighteningly raises the possibility of the use of nuclear weapons, the unleashing of […]

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Wahlberg says ‘Father Stu’ found him, not the opposite

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – Mark Wahlberg, the Catholic star of the new movie “Father Stu,” has been hitting the interview trail to support the film. He’s got skin in the […]

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Wahlberg: Real-life Father Stu has him ‘continuing to carry on his message’

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – Catholic actor Mark Wahlberg, who plays the title role in the upcoming movie “Father Stu,” said the real-life Montana priest is “having me continuing to carry […]

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News Briefs: April 10, 2022

Kharkiv bishop accuses Russia of terror tactics in Ukraine WARSAW, Poland (CNS) – A bishop in Ukraine accused Russian forces of deliberately targeting aid centers and of destroying the port […]

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Meeting migrants, pope warns civilization risks being ‘shipwrecked’

HAL FAR, Malta (CNS) – Saying civilization itself risks foundering because of apathy and selfishness, Pope Francis insisted that migrants and refugees must be treated with care and kindness and […]

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Pope apologizes for treatment of Indigenous in Canada, promises to visit

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Expressing “sorrow and shame” for the complicity of Catholics in abusing Indigenous children in Canada and helping in the attempt to erase their culture, Pope Francis […]

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God ‘protected us,’ says Myanmar family after Kentucky tornado

By Elizabeth Wong Barnstead BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (CNS) – Ben Ghung Awm’s Catholic faith has always sustained him – from escaping the turmoil of his home country, to being imprisoned […]