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Jerusalem archbishop calls for prayers for peace as violence increases+

"We must truly pray to the Spirit to change our hearts to better understand his will and to give us the strength to continue to work for justice and peace."

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Nigerian religious leaders condemn attack that kills 19 during Mass+

'What manner of insanity and sadism will make some people open fire on priests celebrating Mass in the house of God? '

Read More+ 10 months ago
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CNEWA trustees meet Lebanese, refugees who benefit from their projects+

Retired Rockville Centre Bishop William Murphy is part of the delegation.

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Special Report: Pope Francis marks fifth anniversary, March 13+

Look back at the past five years and learn more about our Holy Father.

Read More+ 12 months ago
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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.

Read More+ 1 year ago
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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.

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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+ 1 year 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."

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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.

Read More+ 1 year ago