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News Briefs: June 16, 2024

U.S. Ambassador to Holy See to Step Down in July VATICAN CITY (CNS) – U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Joe Donnelly will leave his post in July, embassy officials […]

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Celebrate Religious Freedom Week June 22-29

From Saturday, June 22 (the feast of SS. Thomas More and John Fisher), to Saturday, June 29 (the feast of SS. Peter and Paul), the Church marks the annual observance […]

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U.S. Ambassador to Holy See to Step Down in July

By Justin McLellan VATICAN CITY (CNS) — U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Joe Donnelly will leave his post in July, embassy officials announced. The ambassador will step down from […]

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Pope Approves Miracle for Canonization of Carlo Acutis

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis formally recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Carlo Acutis, a 15-year-old Italian teenager whose birth in 1991 will make him the […]

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News Briefs: June 2, 2024

In CBS Interview, Pope Addresses Women Deacons, War, Hope VATICAN CITY (OSV News) – Pope Francis said he is not open to the possibility of ordaining women as deacons, weeks […]

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Vatican Publishes New Norms to Discern Alleged Supernatural Phenomena

By Justin McClellan VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Officials at the Vatican have published new norms for the Church to discern alleged supernatural phenomena, such as Marian apparitions and mystical visions, […]

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News Briefs: May 26, 2024

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage Begins BEMIDJI, Minnesota (OSV News) – A two-day regional Eucharistic congress May 17-18 in the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota, preceded the launch of the Marian Route of […]

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News Briefs: May 19, 2024

Eucharistic Congress Includes Priest, Deacon Tracks INDIANAPOLIS (OSV News) – A special track just for priests has been added to the schedule of the National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis from […]

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Pope Proclaims 2025 Holy Year, Saying People Need Truth, Goodness, Hope

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – In the run-up to the Holy Year 2025, Pope Francis appealed to the world’s Christians to become joyful heralds of hope in a world marked by […]

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News Briefs: May 12, 2024

Pope Urges Reparation to the Sacred Heart VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The spiritual practice of reparation “may be somewhat forgotten or wrongly judged obsolete” today, but it is essential for […]

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Pope Implores Young People to ‘Walk Together with Others’

VENICE, Italy (CNS) – Visiting a lagoon of tiny islands, canals, and narrow walkways for one day, Pope Francis moved around Venice by boat, bridge, and electric golf cart. The […]

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News Briefs: May 5, 2024

Pier Giorgio Frassati’s Canonization Reportedly ‘on the Horizon’ in 2025 During an assembly of the Italian Catholic Action in late April, Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, Prefect of the Dicastery for the […]