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Heaven doesn’t need saints canonized, people do, cardinal says+

"Canonizing one of its sons or daughters, the church is not exalting a human work but is celebrating Christ alive in him or her."

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Lebanese sanctuary where Mary, Jesus rested is ‘very holy land’+

Muslims and Christians alike visit the shrine.

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Mother and daughters share ministry of care and healing at Catholic hospital+

Caring for the sick is a vocation and way of life shared by a mother and two daughters serving together at St. Francis Hospital in Long Island.

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Pope names Msgr. William Koenig Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington+

“I express my deep gratitude for the trust placed in me by His Holiness, Pope Francis in appointing me the tenth Bishop of Wilmington, Delaware.”

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Praying for our priests+

Remember a diocesan priest and seminarian each day with special calendar.

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At 108, Dominican sister says God ‘just wants me to hang around’+

Sister Francis Dominici Piscatella, who celebrated her 108 birthday April 20, is the second-oldest woman religious in the U.S.

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Diocese announces new school in Suffolk, new governance model for Nassau school+

The newly formed Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic School will have two campuses at existing schools; a new governance model is set for Holy Name of Mary School, Valley Stream.

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Pope calls for monthlong global prayer marathon for end of pandemic+

It is the heartfelt desire of the Holy Father that the month of May be dedicated to a prayer marathon.

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Panel: Politicizing border issue overshadows serious plight of migrants+

"We're so focused on this border situation that we don't ask ourselves why are they leaving home."

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Should suffering shake our faith?+

'I don’t think that anyone who reads the Scriptures carefully could ever conclude that belief in a loving God is somehow incompatible with suffering.'

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