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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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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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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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In Christmas message, pope prays for peace, brotherhood

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Delivering his formal Christmas message and blessing, Pope Francis prayed for a world where all people would recognize that they are brothers and sisters and would […]

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News Briefs: Dec. 16, 2018

11th Circuit ruling ‘finally’ ends EWTN court fight over HHS mandate IRONDALE, Ala. (CNS) — The chairman and CEO of the Eternal Word Television Network said the global Catholic media […]

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Difficult 2018:

For pope, it was year to come to terms with abuse crisis VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis marked the fifth anniversary of his election in March in the midst […]

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Marking feast day, pope asks Mary’s care of families seeking refuge

ROME (CNS) — In the heart of Rome, near streets of fancy shops already blinged out for Christmas shopping, Pope Francis prayed for Romans struggling to survive and for families […]

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U.N. migration pact seeks to promote dialogue, Vatican official says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A Vatican official said an intergovernmental pact can help countries address the current migration crisis through dialogue and concrete solutions rather than confrontation and fear. Jesuit […]

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Visitors are most important things about shrine, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — People who visit Catholic shrines must find a place of warmth and welcome, as well as good priests who enjoy being with and listening to the […]

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Pope Benedict XVI’s thoughts on Christmas

These quotes and reflections from the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, are excerpted from “Christmas: Pope Benedict XVI Spiritual Thoughts Series.” Presence Advent, this powerful liturgical season that we are […]

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Advent is time of vigilance and prayer, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians can turn Christmas into a “pagan” or “mundane” holiday by focusing on the gifts and the tree rather than on the birth of Jesus and […]