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English Catholics to rededicate nation as ‘Mary’s Dowry’+

The event involves English Catholics making a personal "Angelus promise" to God in union with the "yes" of Mary at the Annunciation.

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At Mass in Havana, Cardinal Dolan highlights church’s unifying teachings+

"We are specially at home when we are at the family table," the cardinal said.

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Bishop McNaughton dies at 93; was first bishop of Incheon, South Korea+

Bishop McNaughton's achievements included holding a diocesan synod in 1999-2000 and opening an Incheon diocesan major seminary.

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Bishops visiting Holy Land look at complexities of Gaza Strip+

"This is a challenge for young people. They are facing uncertainty and insecurity about their future."

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Church leaders, diplomats come together to pray for work of United Nations+

"All of humanity is bound by a basic fraternity grounded in the God who has created us."

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St. Teresa of Kolkata’s birthday not forgotten by Missionaries of Charity+

The saint's birthday was a major celebration in the house when she was alive, and the nuns continue to celebrate it even after her death in 1997 and canonization in 2016.

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Christians, Muslims pray at ruins of Philippine town’s church, mosques+

"I hope that whatever happens, we can continue to journey together for peace in Mindanao."

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Paris archbishop celebrates first Mass in Notre Dame since fire+

In his homily, Archbishop Aupetit stressed the purpose of Notre Dame as a place of Christian worship, and not an ornament of the secular state.

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Freedom, mercy are lasting legacy of martyred bishops, pope says in Romania+

Pope Francis also visited the Roma, or Gypsy, community, asking forgiveness for times when the Church excluded them.

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Not ruling on apparitions, pope allows pilgrimages to Medjugorje+

The decision to allow organized pilgrimages, banned by the local bishops' in 1991, recognizes the need to provide spiritual accompaniment and care to the tens of thousands of Catholics who travel to Medjugorje each year.

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