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Teen was ‘influencer for God,’ mother says on eve of son’s beatification+

'You see queues in front of a football match or an actor or rock singer, but you don't see a queue for the tabernacle where there is the real presence of God, God that lives among us.'

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Catholics globally credit pope for encyclical’s call to uphold human dignity+

"Pope Francis is unflinching in his message" that focuses on solidarity with poor people globally.

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New casting of Catholic sculptor’s immigration artwork unveiled+

"Angels Unawares" was formally unveiled on a plaza at The Catholic University of America Sept. 27, the church-proclaimed World Day of Migrants and Refugees.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is remembered as ‘jurist of historic stature’+

Ginsburg, who was Jewish, had a framed passage from the Book of Deuteronomy on her chamber wall: "Justice, justice you shall pursue."

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Catholic schools welcome back students+

New safety protocols are in place at Catholic elementary and high schools on Long Island.

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Bishop Barres’ new pastoral marks 25 anniversary of Evangelium Vitae+

It is worthwhile to re-examine this important papal document and introduce it to an audience that might not be familiar with it.

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Flying into a quarantine: U.S. seminarians create a ‘bubble’ in Rome+

The new students' courses at the pontifical universities in Rome begin in early October. Until then, they study Italian, pray, have in-house conferences and will begin to explore the city once their quarantine has ended.

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Filmmaker led to church by Fatima now bringing its story to big screen+

Now, in a world not rocked by a world war but by pandemic, fear, discrimination, and division, the visionaries' message of prayer and peace is as relevant as ever.

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U.S. bishops express solidarity with Lebanon, join pope in prayers+

At least 100 people were reported dead, more than 4,000 others were injured, and more than 100 people were missing.

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Explosion in Beirut adds suffering to Lebanon’s dire situation+

"This crisis hits everybody -- Lebanese families, Palestinian and Syrian refugees alike. We will start seeing children dying from hunger before the end of the year."

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