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Absorb Church’s Catholic identity, Pope tells new Swiss Guards+

Photo: Swiss Guards stand in formation in the Apostolic Palace as Switzerland’s President Ueli Maurer visits the Vatican May 6. Swiss Guards celebrate their annual swearing-in ceremony every May 6. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) By David Uebbing Vatican City, (CNA/EWTN News)...

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Kellenberg students commissioned as special ministers+

51 Kellenberg Memorial High School juniors were commissioned as extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion.

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Confessional not a ‘dry cleaner,’ says Pope+

Confession is not “a torture session.” God is not waiting “to beat,” but is instead “always waiting for us, with tenderness, to forgive.”

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Oyster Bay Pastor named associate national chaplain for Boy Scouts+

Father Kevin Smith, pastor of St. Dominic's Church in Oyster Bay, was installed as the associate national chaplain of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting..

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Pope tells youth: Be brave and do what Jesus asks+

“Behind and before every vocation to the priesthood or consecrated life,” he said, “there is always strong and intense prayer from someone: a grandmother, a grandfather, a mother, a father, a community ... .”

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Bombs shatter city, call us to honorable lives+

I know all of us were one in prayer for the victims of yesterday’s attack on Boston and on our civilization.

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Fellow POW recalls Korean War priest preached by doing+

Father Kapaun “treated everybody just the same way he treated the Catholics, and he treated Catholics like loved ones.”

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Pope Francis: Easter sacraments can revive relationships+

“Without grace we can do nothing, and with the grace of Baptism and Holy Communion, we can become an instrument of God's mercy.”

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Seaford students learn about native lifestyles+

Fourth and fifth graders at Maria Regina School, Seaford, explored Native American culture during an in-school field trip.

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Generation Life brings joyful message to diocesan young people+

“There is so much hope in this message of life and love."

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