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News Briefs: February 5, 2023

‘He is the Only Hope We Have,’ Say Refugees in South Sudan about Pope’s Visit KAMPALA, Uganda (OSV News) — Pope Francis is taking off to the African continent on […]

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News Briefs: January 29, 2023

Vatican Funding for Charitable Works Totals $10.7 Million in 2022; $2.2 Million Alone Goes to Needs in Ukraine ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (OSV News) — The Vatican Dicastery for the Service of […]

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Pope Announces Ecumenical Prayer Before Synod Assembly in October

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Encouraging Catholics to participate in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Pope Francis also announced that before the assembly of the Synod of Bishops opens […]

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News Briefs: January 22, 2023

Thousands Gather at Site of Jesus’ Baptism in Jordan for Special Mass BETHANY BEYOND THE JORDAN, Jordan (OSV News) — The officially recognized site of Jesus’ baptism drew thousands of […]

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Pope Reorganizes Rome Vicariate to be More Collegial, Accountable

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With the same spirit and aims behind his recent reform and reorganization of the Roman Curia, Pope Francis, as Bishop of Rome, has overhauled the Vicariate […]

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News Briefs: January 15, 2023

After Benedict’s Funeral, Publisher Releases Book by Late Pope’s Secretary ROME (CNS) — Soon after Pope Benedict XVI was laid to rest in the crypt of St. Peter’s Basilica, an […]

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At funeral, pope remembers Benedict’s ‘wisdom, tenderness, devotion’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI “spread and testified to” the Gospel his entire life, Pope Francis told tens of thousands of people gathered Jan. 5 for his predecessor’s […]

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Pope Benedict: Eight Years as Pope Capped Long Ministry as Teacher of Faith

Other stories in the Pope Benedict package include: Global Impact of a German Pope Pope Benedict’s Body Solemnly, Lovingly Carried to St. Peter’s Basilica Thousands Pay Last Respects to Pope […]

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News Briefs: January 8, 2023

Eucharistic Revival’s Upcoming Parish Year Aims for Catholics to Experience a Life-Changing ‘Personal Encounter’ with Christ (OSV News) — The three-year Eucharistic Revival is currently in its first year, the […]

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U.S. Bishops Call Catholics to Unite in Mourning the Death of Retired Pope

WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) — Across the U.S., Catholic bishops called on the faithful to unite in mourning for retired Pope Benedict XVI, who died on the eve of the […]

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Pope Francis Says Retired Pope Benedict is ‘Very Sick’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Saying that retired Pope Benedict XVI was “very sick,” Pope Francis asked people to offer special prayers for him. “I would like to ask all of […]

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News Briefs: December 25, 2022

Pope Reveals He Prepared Resignation Letter in Case of Impairment VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis said he wrote a resignation letter in 2013, his first year in office, to […]