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U.S. Catholics urged to join pope in prayers for South Sudan, Congo+

The president of the USCCB encouraged Catholics to join Pope Francis for a day of prayer and fasting for peace on Feb. 23.

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Lord’s Prayer: Germans stick with wording; Italians to change at Mass+

Pope Francis said the Italian and English translations of the "Our Father" can give believers the wrong impression that God leads people into temptation.

Read More+ 11 months ago
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Pope didn’t glide over requirements for in-flight nuptials+

"Both of them had prepared before God -- with the sacrament of penance -- and I married them."

Read More+ 11 months ago
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At Lima Mass for 1.3 million, Pope Francis preaches message of hope+

"The kingdom of heaven means finding in Jesus a God who gets involved with the lives of his people."

Read More+ 11 months ago
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Beatitudes are fruits of hope, not cheap talk, pope says in Chile+

"Jesus' heart was not moved by ideas or concepts but by faces, persons."

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Roundup: In Myanmar and Bangladesh, pope calls for dialogue and respect for all+

The Catholic communities in both countries are very small yet the influence of the Church is disproportionately large because of Catholic schools, hospitals and other activities.

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Pope arrives in Bangladesh, praises country’s welcome of refugees+

Pope Francis pleaded with the international community to assist Bangladesh helping refugees and helping to resolve the crisis in Myanmar that led them to flee.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Share the Journey campaign urges Catholics to connect with migrants+

Catholic social teaching has clear messages of caring for strangers, the importance of hearing their stories and understanding their needs.

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Archbishop says Blessed Romero could be canonized next year+

"He loved Jesus and his flock more than he loved life. This is the meaning of martyrdom."

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Pope asks prayers as parents of Charlie Gard end legal struggle for help+

The Holy Father asks that we join in prayer that they may find God's consolation and love.

Read More+ 1 year ago