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Pope Offers Prayers After Quake Kills 2,500 in Morocco

By Maria-Pia Negro Chin (OSV News) – Rescuers continue to search through the rubble in the hopes of finding survivors after a powerful earthquake struck Morocco the night of Friday, […]

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In Mongolia, Pope Offers Message from ‘Heart of Asia’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Being a Catholic does not destroy or replace a person’s culture, and wanting to share the Gospel message does not mean wanting to take someone’s allegiance […]

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News Briefs: September 10, 2023

Catholic Charities Helps Floridians Ravaged by Idalia PERRY, Florida (OSV News) – Catholic aid workers are rolling up their sleeves to help tens of thousands of people after Tropical Storm […]

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Pope: Synod Won’t Be Secret, but Won’t Be Open to Media

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM MONGOLIA (CNS) – The Synod of Bishops is not a television show or a parliamentary debate, and its discussions will not be open to the […]

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News Briefs: September 3, 2023

Pope Francis: Synod Is ‘Truly Important’ for the Church VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis asked a group of Italian journalists to shun fake news and a love of scandal, including when […]

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Adoration Awakens Love for the Poor, Commitment to Justice, Pope Says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In the eyes of the world it would appear “absurd” to begin helping the poor and struggling for justice by spending time in adoration before the […]

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World Youth Day 2027: Seoul, South Korea

LISBON, Portugal (CNS) – World Youth Day is returning to Asia in 2027 and will be hosted in Seoul, South Korea. Pope Francis announced the location on Sunday, August 6, […]

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News Briefs: August 20, 2023

Pope Again Prays for Maui Victims, Makes Appeal for Migration Reform VATICAN CITY (CNS) – After leading the recitation of the Angelus prayer on Sunday, August 13, Pope Francis again […]

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U.S., Japanese Bishops Pledge to Concretely Work Toward ‘A World Without Nuclear Weapons’

By Northwest Catholic NAGASAKI, Japan (OSV News) – On the 78th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Archbishop Paul D. Etienne of Seattle and Archbishop John C. Wester of […]

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Don’t be Afraid to Change the World, Pope Tells Youths at WYD Closing Mass

By Justin McLellan, Catholic News Service LISBON, Portugal (CNS) – To end “Catholic Woodstock” – as World Youth Day has been called by the Portuguese press – Pope Francis told […]

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Long After Pope Leaves Vigil, Pilgrims Carry His Message and Energy Into the Night

By James Ramos, OSV News LISBON, Portugal (OSV News) – After spending the evening with Pope Francis in a solemn time of Eucharistic adoration and listening to his message during […]

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Indiana Youth Reflect on ‘Life-Changing’ Experience in Lisbon

By Paulina Guzik, OSV News LISBON, Portugal (OSV News) – Selia Nunez celebrated her 16th birthday two weeks ago, and now she is in Lisbon, enjoying her first World Youth […]