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The late Bishop Eamon Casey, who signed in 1992 after admitting to an affair with an American woman, has now been charged with molesting young girls, including..
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During a visit to Rome’s mayor on March 26, Pope Francis said that the city, at its best, should be “a united community, living in harmony, acting not only..
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The editor and the entire editorial board of a Vatican-sponsored women’s magazine have resigned, claiming that the effort faced a hostile atmosphere...
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Vatican City, Mar 26, 2019 / 09:30 am (CNA).- Pope Francis amended canon law Tuesday to create a new mechanism for dismissing a religious man or woman who has..
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In 1973, Mother Canopi, a patristics scholar, established the cloistered Mater Ecclesiae Abbey on Isola San Giulio (San Giulio Island), a small island in Lake..
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The prize is awarded by the Varkey Foundation, which was founded by Sunny Varkey, an Indian entrepreneur in Dubai.
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Archbishop John Wester of Santa Fe described the devotion as “really wrong,” and Bishop Michael Sis of San Angelo (Texas) said the devotion is “spiritually..
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Bill O’Keefe, Catholic Relief Services’ executive vice president for mission, mobilization, and advocacy, recently offered testimony to the House..
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Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas, secretary-general of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, made his remarks following reports of the forced conversion of two..
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The march took place in 200 locations, with over 300,000 marching in Buenos Aires, the nation’s capital.
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The Education Freedom Scholarships, proposed by US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, would “provide for a $5 billion annual federal tax credit for voluntary..
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“15 vandalism attacks had been registered nationwide during the month [of February], along with 15 robberies, 10 acts of profanation, and one torching..
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The contribution of 150,000 euros ($170,000) will assist the victims of Cyclone Idai—one of the worst on record—in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe.
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In a reverse from the previous decades, authorities wish to “counter every barrier to having children” in light of the aging population, according to the..
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Pope Francis will begin a two-day apostolic journey to Morocco on March 30. Islam is the official religion of the North African nation of 34.3 million (map), and..
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Until recently, Ukraine’s Orthodox faithful were divided into the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kiev..
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At it height in 2015, the jihadist group controlled over half of Syria and a quarter of Iraq (gray territory on map).
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As the 2019 European Parliament election approaches, Austria’s bishops called on the faithful to reflect on “fundamental issues,” including, in the words..
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During a brief pastoral visit to the Sanctuary of the Holy House of Loreto, Pope Francis celebrated Mass, signed an apostolic exhortation on young people, the..
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Atlanta, Ga., Mar 26, 2019 / 12:09 am (CNA).- The Georgia Senate has approved a bill that would ban abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat can be detected,..
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Chengdu, China, Mar 25, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- Wang Yi and more than 100 members of his congregation were detained in China's Sichuan province in early..
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Nairobi, Kenya, Mar 25, 2019 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- What happens when you give a Franciscan $1 million?

He gives it away.

At least that’s..
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Santiago, Chile, Mar 25, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, whose resignation as Archbishop of Santiago was accepted Saturday, said he is..
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Detroit, Mich., Mar 25, 2019 / 04:07 pm (CNA).- Maybe it was the classic sunglasses, the skinny jeans or the flocculent mustache. Maybe it was the vintage-style..
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Lansing, Mich., Mar 25, 2019 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has barred state funds from adoption agencies that won't place children..
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London, England, Mar 25, 2019 / 01:33 pm (CNA).- The British Home Office has agreed to reconsider the asylum claim of an Iranian Christian, after it was shown on..
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San Francisco, Calif., Mar 25, 2019 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- A group of five Catholic hospitals in California is being sued by a woman who identifies as a transgender..
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During his March 25 visit to Loreto, Pope Francis signed Christus Vivit (“Christ Lives”), the apostolic exhortation summarizing the work of the 2018 Synod of..
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San Francisco, Calif., Mar 25, 2019 / 11:42 am (CNA).- California’s attorney general on Friday asked a federal judge to block a new Trump administration rule..
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Santa Fe, N.M., Mar 25, 2019 / 10:38 am (CNA).- The Archbishop of Santa Fe said recently that people praying to “Saint Death” won’t find the answers..
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Loreto, Italy, Mar 25, 2019 / 06:38 am (CNA).- On the Solemnity of the Annunciation, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of family and marriage for society...
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“We tire of being told what’s best for British interests; what is best for British interests is people around the world able to flourish in their own..
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Pope Francis made his remarks at the conclusion of his March 24 Angelus address.
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“State security agencies exist not to take care of the government but to take care of the citizens,” said Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo of..
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Pope Francis accepted the resignation of 77-year-old Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, SDB, who has been accused of covering up sexual abuse.
1 day ago • Catholic Culture

In his March 24 Sunday Angelus address (video), Pope Francis reflected on Luke 13:1-9, the Gospel reading of the day.
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Lütfullah Göktas, an alumnus of the Pontifical Gregorian University and former press aide to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is Turkey’s new..
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The cyclone—one of the worst on record—affected millions of people in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe.
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On March 22, Capuchin Franciscan Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the preacher of the papal household since 1980, delivered the second of five Friday Lenten sermons..
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Dedicated in 537, Hagia Sophia has been the cathedral of the Patriarch of Constantinople (until 1453), a mosque (until 1931), and a museum (since 1935).
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The Office of the General Counsel of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops also offered comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal..
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Blessed Mariano Mullerat i Soldevila (1897-1936) was a husband, father, physician, mayor, and journalist who was martyred in Catalonia during the Spanish Civil..
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On March 23, Pope Francis received over 1,000 students from the Collegio Vescovile Barbarigo in Padua on the 100th anniversary of its founding (video).
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On March 22, Pope Francis received the managers and members of the Centro Turistico Giovanile (Youth Tourism Center) on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of..
2 days ago • Catholic Culture

Several Popes have made pilgrimages to the Sanctuary of the Holy House of Loreto, but Pope Francis will be the first to celebrate Mass there since Blessed Pius..
1 day ago • Catholic Culture

Phoenix, Ariz., Mar 24, 2019 / 03:26 pm (CNA).- At the end of this month, the Diocese of Phoenix will host a retreat that aims to inspire devotion to and..
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Vatican City, Mar 24, 2019 / 07:09 am (CNA).- The mercy of God is not an invitation to “spiritual laziness,” but requires a sincere and prompt response from..
2 days ago • CNA

Montreal, Canada, Mar 23, 2019 / 03:19 pm (CNA).- Father Claude Grou is out of the hospital and grateful for the groundswell of support he received after he was..
3 days ago • CNA

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