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Pope says Fatima visit is pilgrimage of peace and hope+

Prayer illuminates one's eyes to know how to see others as God sees them, to love them as he loves them.

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Egypt’s attacks won’t stop pope’s visit for peace, says Vatican official+

Watch video of Pope Francis' Palm Sunday message and prayers for the people of Egypt.

Read More+ 2 months ago
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Agency marks 90 years of service, humanitarian aid to Eastern churches+

The agency is focused on, as Pope Francis would say, accompaniment. "Our message is clear and simple: You are not alone. We are here, and we love you."

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Indian Catholics still pray for release of priest kidnapped in Yemen+

One year after an Indian priest was abducted by suspected Islamic militants in Yemen, Catholics in Kerala are still praying for his release.

Read More+ 3 months ago
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Ash Wednesday in Photos+

Here is a sampling of photos of Ash Wednesday in our diocese and beyond.

Read More+ 3 months ago
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Panel: Genocide, wars, indifference will make Mideast Christians extinct+

A concerted effort to establish a safe haven for them while rebuilding their devastated homelands is preferable to massive permanent resettlement.

Read More+ 6 months ago
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Pope offers red hat to priest whose story moved him to tears+

The cardinal-designate has said he bore those decades of trial because Christ said that those who wished to follow him would have to carry his cross.

Read More+ 8 months ago
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This week in photos+

New Friday feature is a quick photo round up of happenings around the diocese and the world.

Read More+ 8 months ago
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Logic of weapons, self-interest wreak havoc on Mideast, pope says+

What people in Syria and Iraq want more than anything else -- beyond the needed humanitarian aid -- is peace.

Read More+ 8 months ago
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Pope leads 11,000 pilgrims praying rosary for quake victims+

The pope had prepared a normal audience talk, but given the devastation in central Italy, he decided to lead the recitation of the sorrowful mysteries of the rosary.

Read More+ 9 months ago