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Pope at Easter: Roll Away the Stone of Sadness, Encounter the Risen Lord

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Easter is the time “to roll away the stone of the tombs in which we often imprison our hope and to look with confidence to the […]

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News Briefs: April 9, 2023

Holy Land Patriarchs in Easter Message Place ‘Ultimate Hope Only in God’ Amid Increasing Attacks on Christian Sites JERUSALEM (OSV News) — Just as early Christians were sustained by the […]

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As Pope Leaves Hospital, He Comforts Couple, Jokes with Reporters

ROME (CNS) — “I’m still alive,” Pope Francis joked to reporters who asked how he was doing as he left Rome’s Gemelli hospital on Apr. 1. The 86-year-old pope, who […]

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News Briefs: April 2, 2023

Iowa Governor Signs Bill Banning Some Transgender Surgeries or Hormonal Interventions for Minors DES MOINES, Iowa (OSV News) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed two bills into law on March […]

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News Briefs: March 26, 2023

U.S. Ukrainian Catholic Leaders Applaud International Criminal Court’s Arrest Warrants for Putin PHILADELPHIA (OSV News) — Ukrainian Catholic leaders in the U.S. are applauding the International Criminal Court’s March 17 […]

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U.S. Bishops: Catholic Health Care Providers Shouldn’t Perform ‘Gender Transition’ Procedures

By Jonah McKeown (CNA Newsroom) — The U.S. Catholic bishops released a statement on Monday, March 20, offering moral guidance for Catholic health care institutions, reiterating that “gender transition” interventions […]

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Vatican Stamps Commemorate Pope’s 10th Anniversary

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican Philatelic and Numismatic Office is marking the 10th anniversary of Pope Francis’ election with a series of four postage stamps. “We want to celebrate […]

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News Briefs: March 19, 2023

Catholics Must Reject ‘Sectarian Partisan Lens’ and ‘Live The Truth’ of their Faith, Says Former Congressman WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) — Despite being labeled a Democratic “heretic” by the media […]

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Pope From ‘Ends of the Earth’ Brings New Style to Rome

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Right from the start, upon his election, Pope Francis presented a whole new style of being pontiff. The way he spoke to the vast crowd after […]

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CRS Rice Bowl 2023 — A Journey to Three Countries

BALTIMORE — Since 1975, CRS Rice Bowl, the brightly colored cardboard almsgiving box that is a familiar annual Lenten sight in parishes across the country, has invited Catholics to pray, […]

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10 Years as Pope: Pushing the Church to Bring the Gospel to the World

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — For a decade, even when discussing the internal workings of the Vatican, Pope Francis has insisted the Church is not the Church of Christ if it […]

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News Briefs: March 12, 2023

Catholic Aid Groups Network to Serve Needs of Turkey, Syria Quake Survivors NEW YORK (OSV News) — Catholic aid agencies are working alongside other international humanitarian organizations to house, feed, […]