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Pope releases apostolic letter on sacred Scripture

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In an apostolic letter dedicated to sacred Scripture, Pope Francis said that even today, Christians can learn new things from the countless translations of the Bible […]

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News Briefs: October 11, 2020

Summit speakers discuss ongoing efforts to combat religious persecution WASHINGTON (CNS) — A digital summit sponsored by In Defense of Christians, “Combating Global Christian Persecution,” showed that the fight against […]

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NEW ENCYCLICAL: Belief in God as creator of all has practical consequences, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Professing faith in God as the creator of all human beings, or even simply recognizing that all people possess an inherent dignity, has concrete consequences for […]

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News Briefs: October 4, 2020

Pro-life leaders welcome ‘Born Alive Executive Order’ announced by Trump WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Donald Trump’s Sept. 23 announcement that he would issue a “Born Alive Executive Order” will “provide […]

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Apostleship of the Sea becomes ‘Stella Maris’ in its 100th year

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Apostleship of the Sea is celebrating its 100th anniversary and changing its name to “Stella Maris,” the Latin title of Mary, Star of the Sea, […]

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News Briefs: September 27, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg remembered as ‘jurist of historic stature’ WASHINGTON (CNS) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18 at age 87, has been described in countless […]

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News Briefs: September 20, 2020

Spanish court convicts ex-Salvadoran colonel of 1989 murders of five Jesuits MADRID (CNS) — A Spanish court has convicted a former Salvadoran colonel for the murders of five Jesuit priests […]

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News Briefs: September 13, 2020

USCCB president urges special collection to aid disaster-stricken dioceses WASHINGTON (CNS) — Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has asked his […]

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Visiting Lebanon, Cardinal Parolin emphasizes ‘you are not alone’

BEIRUT (CNS) — Bringing a message of hope to Lebanon, a month after a double blast struck Beirut, Pope Francis’ closest collaborator assured the Lebanese: “You are not alone. The […]

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Young people have lessons to teach the Church, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Young Catholics are giving the Church a valuable lesson in the real meaning of “synodality,” Pope Francis wrote. “They have asked us in a thousand ways […]

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Catholic Communication Campaign collection set for Sept. 13

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The annual collection for the U.S. bishops’ Catholic Communication Campaign is scheduled to take place in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend the weekend of Sept. 13. […]

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New Briefs: September 6, 2020

Flying into a quarantine: U.S. seminarians create a ‘bubble’ in Rome ROME (CNS) — Close to 30 masked men got off a bus at the Pontifical North American College Aug. […]