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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 […]

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News Briefs: April 28, 2024

U.S. House Passes Aid to Ukraine Bill PHILADELPHIA (OSV News) – Ukrainian Catholics in the United States are breathing a sigh of relief and prayers of gratitude after a bill […]

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Pope: Jesus Gave His Life Out of Love for All

VATICAN CITY – When Jesus called Himself the “good shepherd,” He was telling people not only that He was their guide but that they were important to Him and “that […]

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News Briefs: April 21, 2024

Pope to Make 12-Day Trip to Asia in September VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis is planning to make the longest trip of his papacy this coming September, visiting Indonesia, […]

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Pope Grants Indulgences for Participants of National Eucharistic Pilgrimage, Congress

(OSV News) – Participants in the National Eucharistic Congress and the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage now have opportunities to receive plenary indulgences, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, President of the U.S. Conference […]

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News Briefs: April 14, 2024

Bishops Have ‘Powerful Encounter’ with Legacy of Racism MONTGOMERY, Alabama (OSV News) – A group of Catholic bishops recently traveled to Montgomery and Selma, Alabama, in what trip organizers called […]

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Pastoral Leaders Welcome Vatican Document on Human Dignity

(OSV News) – A number of Catholic pastoral leaders in the United States are applauding a new Vatican declaration on human dignity for its specific treatment of several key – […]

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New Vatican Document Defends Human Dignity

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Being a Christian means defending human dignity, and that includes opposing abortion, the death penalty, gender transition surgery, war, sexual abuse, and human trafficking, officials with […]