Catholic sculptor hopes to inspire with his liturgical art+

I see my calling, my vocation as an artist is to resurrect the Christian tradition in the visual arts.

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God wants to open hearts, forgive, heal, pope says+

God is not an idea or an abstract doctrine, but God is the one who 'contaminates' himself with our human woundedness and is not afraid to come into contact with our wounds.

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Home run king Hank Aaron overcame racism to excel on and off the field+

Aaron was known to frequently read Thomas a Kempis' "The Imitation of Christ," which he kept in his locker.

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COVID-19 and ecumenism: Pandemic prompts prayer, action+

For many people, the 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Jan. 18-25 will be another occasion of virtual ecumenical prayer.

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Christmas is sign of God’s preferential love for the poor, cardinal says+

"The poor belong to Christ not because they say sobut because Christ said they do."

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Some say it’s time to discern sainthood for U.S. women slain 40 years ago+

On Dec. 2, Maryknoll Sisters Maura Clarke and Ita Ford, Ursuline Sister Dorothy Kazel and laywoman Jean Donovan will be remembered worldwide on the 40th anniversary of what many increasingly consider their martyrdom.

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Marine’s wrongful step on battlefield leads to leap of faith in life+

And, my first reaction, my instinct, for whatever reason, was to say a prayer.

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Parents: Baby miraculously cured in utero, now 5, ‘has changed our life’+

On May 27, Pope Francis recognized Mikey's cure as a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus.

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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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