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Hallow meditation app is all Catholic

The purpose of the app is ‘to let God hallow our lives, and to help others do the same’ By Susan Brinkman Move over, Headspace.  There’s a new meditation app […]

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U.S. can both secure border and treat migrants humanely, says bishop

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Securing borders and humane treatment of those fleeing persecution and seeking a better life “are not mutually exclusive,” the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration […]

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Pope prays for new year marked by tenderness, brotherhood, peace

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A new year is a chance for a new start, a time to remember that all people are brothers and sisters and a time to nurture […]

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Catholic advocates outline legislative goals for a new Congress

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Did you get everything you wanted for Christmas? Thought not. Neither did several Catholic organizations, despite the last-minute flurry of legislation typical of a lame-duck Congress. Even […]

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News Briefs: January 13, 2019

House budget bill repeals ‘Mexico City Policy’ on NGO abortion funding WASHINGTON (CNS) — The budget bill passed by the House of Representatives to try to end the partial government […]

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U.S. Catholics prepare for 9 Days for Life campaign

WASHINGTON — Each year the Octave Day of Christmas falls on the first day of the New Year, on which Catholics also celebrate the solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, […]

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Keep bringing Christ to others, archbishop tells SEEK conference attendees

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila described the 17,000 mostly college students attending SEEK2019 in Indianapolis as “a great sign of hope for the Church, that the Church […]

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Robots, AI: Papal academy decodes newest pro-life challenges

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Even though today’s modern tools and technologies are hardly human, the Pontifical Academy for Life is zeroing in on the world of robots and machines powered […]

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Pope to U.S. bishops: Abuse crisis requires conversion, humility

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The clerical abuse crisis and the “crisis of credibility” it created for the U.S. bishops have led to serious divisions within the U.S. Church and to […]

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Vatican publication looks at ways to raise profile of women in the Church

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Too often in the Catholic Church, “the sacrifices of women are used only to reinforce the power of those who already have it,” wrote the editor […]

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Seek Jesus, adore Him, serve Him and others, pope says on Epiphany

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — People find Jesus only through humble love, and once they find Him, they are called to offer Him the gifts of their prayer, their adoration and […]

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News Briefs: January 6, 2019

Vatican begins investigation of Archbishop McCarrick WASHINGTON (CNS) -— James Grein, a Virginia man who said Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick, former archbishop of Washington, sexually abused him for years beginning […]