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Young people want credibility, someone to walk with them

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Even in far-off Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, a bishop said a young person asked him what the Church is doing to prevent clerical sexual abuse. […]

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Hometown saints: Pilgrims at canonization support local ‘heroes’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As the sun rose over the Tiber River, seven banners hanging on the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica depicting the Church’s newest saints were illuminated by […]

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Women must fight clericalism to heal Church, publication says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In response to current scandals, clericalism and the need for reform, Catholic women must take the initiative and make their voices be heard, according to a […]

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Pope asks bishops, young people to drop their prejudices as synod begins

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis asked bishops to be bold, honest, open-minded, charitable and, especially, prayerful as they begin a three-week meeting on “young people, the faith and vocational […]

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News Briefs

Guardian angels are life’s traveling companions, pope says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians have guardian angels to encourage and guide them so they won’t become sluggish on their journey in […]

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The pope and the martyr: New saints offer youths a road map to holiness

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Catholic Church has its share of young saints who gave witness through their lives that holiness can be attained even at a young age. Others, […]

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News Briefs: October 7, 2018

God’s love in charity exists even in most secularized places, pope says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — During times of freedom or persecution, the Gospel is needed to bring meaning, fullness […]

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Church present and future: Synod to show young Catholics’ needs, gifts

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Synod of Bishops will meet in October to try to look at the world and the Catholic Church through the eyes of teenagers and young […]

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Spenser St. Louis ordained to diaconate

ROME — On Thursday, Sept. 27, 40 seminarians from the Pontifical North American College were ordained to the diaconate during a celebration of the Eucharist. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of […]

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Catholic teaching, pastoral response shows hope for those hurt by suicide

By Gina Christian PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — On a November morning in 2008, Father Marc Capizzi had his rosary in hand when he left the rectory at St. Albert the Great […]

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Pope advises teachers that they need parents’ trust, appreciation

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Without respectfully collaborating with teachers and schools, parents will risk being on their own when it comes to educating their children and be at a greater […]

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As abuse crisis continues, pope to meet with USCCB officers

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis was to meet Sept. 13 with Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and with Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley […]