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New saints shared a close friendship, professor says+

Blesseds Paul VI and Oscar Romero are two of seven new saints Pope Francis will canonize Oct. 14 at the Vatican.

Read More+ 11 months ago
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Pope’s letter to People of God: No effort must be spared to prevent abuse, cover ups+

Click here to link to the pope's letter and Bishop Barres' response.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Pope revises catechism to say death penalty is ‘inadmissible’+

"Consequently, the church teaches, in the light of the Gospel, that the death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person."

Read More+ 1 year ago
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A good Christian shares the Gospel, pope says+

Jesus calls his disciples to set out as "messengers of the kingdom of God, not powerful managers, not unmovable functionaries (and) not stars on tour."

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Learn from the past before looking to future, pope tells young people+

It's from your roots that you will get the strength to continue.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Pope says torture is a mortal sin; Vatican urges help for drug abusers+

Messages coincide with United Nations days of awareness.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Pope: Aborting children with birth defects is like Nazi eugenics program+

'To have a more tranquil life, an innocent is done away with."

Read More+ 1 year ago
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‘Selfie’ culture leads to alienation, departure from reality, pope says+

It worries me that they communicate and live in a virtual world.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Pope’s exhortation: Do not be afraid of holiness+

Holiness involves finding balance in prayer time, time spent enjoying others' company and time dedicated to serving others in ways large or small.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Easter shows the power of love, which renews the world, pope says+

Christians should ask themselves if they have hearts open to being surprised by God; if they feel a need to rush to share with others the good news.

Read More+ 1 year ago