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Vatican Calls Catholics, Hindus to Work Together to Counter Tensions

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – At a time when tensions are growing, fueled by “blatant misuse of social media” and by political manipulation, Catholics and Hindus are called to teach personal […]

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Catholic Mobilizing Network Honors Advocates Working to End Death Penalty

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) — At an Oct. 10 ceremony at the Vatican Embassy in Washington, D.C. Catholic advocates working to bring an end to the death penalty acknowledged leaders in […]

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News Briefs: October 16, 2022

USCCB, Military Archdiocese Oppose VA’s Proposed Abortion Services Rule  WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Archdiocese for the Military Services have filed a joint […]

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News Briefs: October 9, 2022

Pope Names New Members to Commission for Protection of Minors  VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis reconfirmed the leadership of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and expanded […]

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News Briefs: October 2, 2022

Prayers Offered for Victims of Ukraine War, Calls for Peace Renewed WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) — Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory of Washington, D.C. joined Archbishop Borys Gudziak of the Ukrainian Catholic […]

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News Briefs: September 25, 2022

Pope Meets Prelates Attending Weeklong Course for New Bishops VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Close to 200 bishops at the beginning of their ministries in dioceses and eparchies around the world […]

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News Briefs: September 18, 2022

British Catholics, Pope Francis Pay Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II MANCHESTER, England (CNS) – Catholics in the U.K. paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II following her death on Sept. 8 […]

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News Briefs: September 11, 2022

Catholic Charities Sets Up Water Distribution in Response to Miss. Flooding JACKSON, Miss. (CNS) – Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi, has begun distributing water to help residents […]

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Blessed John Paul I, ‘The Smiling Pope,’ Showed God’s Goodness, Pope Says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Beatifying Blessed John Paul I, Pope Francis praised the late pope for showing the world God’s goodness and for living the Gospel without compromise. “Our new […]

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News Briefs: September 4, 2022

Pope Creates 20 New Cardinals, Including San Diego Bishop  VATICAN CITY (CNS) – In a ceremony to create 20 new cardinals, Pope Francis encouraged the College of Cardinals to have […]

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News Briefs: August 21, 2022

Hong Kong: Five-Day Trial Set for Cardinal Zen, Four Defendants VATICAN CITY (CNS) – At a pre-trial hearing in Hong Kong, a judge set a five-day trial for Cardinal Joseph […]

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Australians promote Billings fertility pioneers as potential saints

By Michael Kenny SYDNEY, Australia (CNS) – An Australian couple who pioneered one of the world’s most successful natural fertility methods are being celebrated as potential saints by those in […]