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Vatican says baptisms that used a modified formula are not valid+

It is really Christ himself who baptizes and has the principal role in the event being celebrated, it said.

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U.S. bishops express solidarity with Lebanon, join pope in prayers+

At least 100 people were reported dead, more than 4,000 others were injured, and more than 100 people were missing.

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Explosion in Beirut adds suffering to Lebanon’s dire situation+

"This crisis hits everybody -- Lebanese families, Palestinian and Syrian refugees alike. We will start seeing children dying from hunger before the end of the year."

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Bishops from Japan, U.S. call Catholics to work for nuclear disarmament+

The bishops expressed concern that the world has overlooked the massive destructiveness of nuclear weapons as experienced in Japan 75 years ago this month.

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Grillo named new principal at Holy Trinity High School+

"I am looking forward to meeting the students and their families, interacting with proud Titan alum, and learning firsthand what it means to be 'Once a Titan, always a Titan!'”

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Seaford parish prays for police, first responders at Holy Hour+

Click for a gallery of photos from the evening of prayer.

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Caritas warns of rise in human trafficking amid pandemic+

We ... call institutions and civil society organizations to protect children from abuse and exploitation ... and we ask all people to be vigilant and to denounce cases of human trafficking and exploitation.

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Beatification of Father McGivney to take place Oct. 31 in Hartford, Conn.+

Details of the beatification ceremony for the founder of the Knights of Columbus have not been released.

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French police arrest cathedral volunteer who confessed to Nantes fire+

The man is a Catholic who had been working voluntarily at the cathedral as a warden and had the keys to the building.

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Saintly caution: Church’s reputation on the line when judging sanctity+

"Not only is the judgment on a person's holiness at stake here, but the credibility of the church itself."

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