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Teach your elders well: Pope calls youths to elevate the discourse+

Pope Francis said Christians are called to watch their tongues. And their texting fingers.

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Diocesan Pilgrims gather with Bishop Murphy in Poland+

World Youth Day participants celebrated Mass together and learned more about WYD them "Blessed are the merciful."

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Pope expresses shock over violence in French church+

We are particularly stricken because this horrible violence occurred in a church -- a sacred place in which the love of God is proclaimed -- with the barbaric killing of a priest

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Pope offers prayers as pan-Orthodox council opens on Crete+

"The Orthodox Church is one, but reveals itself in the world through its individual local vines, which are unbreakably and indivisibly attached to one -- to one church, to one body,"

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Commission head: Religious freedom worldwide has ‘spiraled downward’+

Religious freedom is "not just for us, it's for everybody. It's a universal human right."

Read More+ 11 months ago
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Bishop Asks for Special Collection for Victims of Earthquake in Ecuador+

The April 16 magnitude-7.8 earthquake claimed the lives of nearly 600 people and left thousands homeless.

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Young nun, postulants among hundreds of Ecuador earthquake victims+

The six women were among at least 272 people who died in the massive earthquake that struck communities in the northern part of the country.

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Reconcile with God, resurrect hope in others, pope urges at Easter+

Easter is a feast of hope, a celebration of God's mercy and a call to pray for and assist all who suffer.

Read More+ 12 months ago
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Kerry declares Islamic State is committing genocide against minorities+

He said Christians often were given the choice of converting to Islam or death, which was a choice between two types of death.

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Pope: Missionaries of Charity killed in Yemen are ‘martyrs of charity’+

Although most Christians have previously fled the country, a handful of Salesian priests and a Missionaries of Charity chose to stay and continue their ministry.

Read More+ 1 year ago