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Overcoming hurdles with Olympic Spirit+

These athletes will show the world that despite the unimaginable tragedies that they have faced, anyone can contribute to society through their talent, skills and strength of the human spirit.

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Cardinal Macharski, 89, retired archbishop of Krakow, dies+

Just a few months after becoming pope, St. John Paul handpicked Cardinal Macharski to succeed him as archbishop of Krakow.

Read More+ 10 months ago
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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.

Read More+ 10 months ago
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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."

Read More+ 10 months ago
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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

Read More+ 10 months ago
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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,"

Read More+ 11 months ago
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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+ 1 year 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+ 1 year ago