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News Briefs: November 19, 2023

Pope Joins Knights, Dames of Holy Sepulchre in Praying for Peace VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis joined leaders of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem in […]

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Pope Removes Bishop Strickland Following Vatican Investigation

By Maria Wiering and Peter Jesserer Smith (OSV News) – Pope Francis has “relieved” Bishop Joseph E. Strickland from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, the Holy See […]

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10 Takeaways from the Synod’s Synthesis Report – and Why They Matter

By Peter Jesserer Smith (OSV News) – The Synod of Bishops’ first session at the Vatican has concluded, with its results wrapped up in a 41-page “halftime report” for the entire Church […]

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Bishops Reiterate Moral Permissibility of COVID Vaccines

WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) – The U.S. Catholic bishops have reiterated the moral permissibility of the COVID vaccines available in the United States for Catholics as booster shots become available […]

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Pope Encourages Children to Speak Up, Work for Peace

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – In a celebration of life, peace, joy, and harmony, thousands of children representing young people on every continent greeted Pope Francis during an afternoon event in […]

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News Briefs: November 12, 2023

After Music Video ‘Desecration,’ Brooklyn Bishop Celebrates Mass of Reparation BROOKLYN, N.Y. (OSV News) – Bishop Robert J. Brennan of Brooklyn celebrated a Mass of Reparation on Saturday, November 4, in […]

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News Briefs: November 5, 2023

Ohio Voters to Decide Future of Abortion Access in State COLUMBUS, Ohio (OSV News) – Ohio voters will consider Issue 1 in November, a measure that would codify abortion access […]

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Pope at Synod: Wanting to ‘Control’ God Is Idolatry

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – To reform the Church is to put God first and adore Him, and to love and serve others, Pope Francis said at the Mass marking the […]

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News Briefs: October 29, 2023

Synod to Issue ‘Letter to the People of God’ VATICAN CITY (CNS) – According to Vatican officials, members of the Synod of Bishops will issue a “Letter to the People […]

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As Synod Winds Down, Members Urged to Sow Patience

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – As members of the assembly of the Synod of Bishops return home, share the results of their work, and prepare for the final synod assembly in […]

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News Briefs: October 22, 2023

Synod Addresses Pain Church Has Caused People VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The synodal way is not an invention of Pope Francis, but it is based on Jesus’ way of inclusivity […]

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News Briefs: October 15, 2023

U.S. Bishops, Pope React to Attack on Israel WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) – U.S. Catholic bishops, including Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, Illinois, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic […]