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News Briefs: May 29, 2022

San Francisco prelate says no Communion for Pelosi over her abortion stand WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – San Francisco’s archbishop declared on May 20 that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is […]

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News Briefs: May 22, 2022

Cardinal Zen says he’s fine; detentions provoke outcry HONG KONG (CNS) – Cardinal Joseph Zen, retired bishop of Hong Kong, reassured Catholics that he is fine after being detained and […]

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Learn from new saints, pope tells French young people

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The lives of France’s newest saints can inspire young people to persevere and hope amid difficulties and trying times, Pope Francis said. Meeting with young people […]

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Oberammergau Passion Play is stressful, but pulls people together

By Gunther Simmermacher Next time, Jesus would like to be a villain. That is a role one of the two actors portraying Christ in the Oberammergau Passion Play in Germany […]

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News Briefs: May 15, 2022

‘Witnesses of hope’: N.Y. delegation visits Ukraine, bordering countries NEW YORK (CNS) – New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said he was surprised and inspired by Ukrainians he met when […]

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News Briefs: May 8, 2022

Catholic leaders thankful for Melissa Lucio’s stay of execution WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – Catholic leaders were thankful that death-row inmate Melissa Lucio was granted a last-minute stay of execution on […]

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News Briefs: May 1, 2022

Vatican officials in U.S to study alleged miracles in Father Tolton’s cause QUINCY, Ill. (CNS) – The local ABC-TV affiliate in Quincy, where Father Augustus Tolton grew up and is […]

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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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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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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 […]