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Church leaders, diplomats come together to pray for work of United Nations+

"All of humanity is bound by a basic fraternity grounded in the God who has created us."

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St. Teresa of Kolkata’s birthday not forgotten by Missionaries of Charity+

The saint's birthday was a major celebration in the house when she was alive, and the nuns continue to celebrate it even after her death in 1997 and canonization in 2016.

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Christians, Muslims pray at ruins of Philippine town’s church, mosques+

"I hope that whatever happens, we can continue to journey together for peace in Mindanao."

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Paris archbishop celebrates first Mass in Notre Dame since fire+

In his homily, Archbishop Aupetit stressed the purpose of Notre Dame as a place of Christian worship, and not an ornament of the secular state.

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Freedom, mercy are lasting legacy of martyred bishops, pope says in Romania+

Pope Francis also visited the Roma, or Gypsy, community, asking forgiveness for times when the Church excluded them.

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Not ruling on apparitions, pope allows pilgrimages to Medjugorje+

The decision to allow organized pilgrimages, banned by the local bishops' in 1991, recognizes the need to provide spiritual accompaniment and care to the tens of thousands of Catholics who travel to Medjugorje each year.

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Pope saddened by church attack in Burkina Faso, Vatican spokesman says+

The attack on the Catholic Church during Mass killed six people, including a priest.

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Jean Vanier, who changed lives of intellectually disabled, dies in Paris+

Vanier founded L'Arche communities. There is one L'Arche community on Long Island in Riverhead.

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USCCB president decries terrorist bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter+

At the Vatican, after his Easter blessing, Pope Francis expressed his sadness by over the bombings in Sri Lanka.

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Blaze erupts at Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral+

Bishop Barres says he joins "in sorrow and prayer" with our Catholic brothers and sisters in Paris.

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