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Pope Francis presided at the Good Friday liturgy in St. Peter’s Basilica (video, booklet). Capuchin Franciscan Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the preacher of the..
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Hanoi, Vietnam, Apr 19, 2019 / 04:48 pm (CNA).- While the Stations of the Cross are a worldwide Lenten devotion for Catholics, the faithful in Vietnam have an..
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Vatican City, Apr 19, 2019 / 10:30 am (CNA).- Pope Francis’ prayer at Good Friday’s Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum included a plea for abused youth..
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Denver, Colo., Apr 19, 2019 / 10:53 am (CNA).- I’ve been married for 13 Easters now. I’ve been a dad for seven of those.

And every year, Easter..
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Vatican City, Apr 19, 2019 / 10:00 am (CNA).- At the Vatican’s Good Friday service, the papal preacher connected Christ’s Passion with all in history who..
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Paris, France, Apr 19, 2019 / 08:02 am (CNA).- After a massive fire gutted the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris April 15, the cathedral’s rector says a..
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Thirteen innocent people were killed, and 24 injured, in the Columbine High School massacre.
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The East African nation of 55 million (map) is 61% Christian and 35% Muslim.
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Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos (Lesvos), which is located close to the Turkish mainland (map), in 2016.
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“Workers overnight shored up the apex of the north-facing facade, which sits above one of the cathedral’s famed rose windows,” the Journal reported...
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The Australian federal election takes place on May 18. “No political party fully aligns with Catholic teaching,” the bishops said in their statement,..
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Archbishop Bernardito Auza, apostolic nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, delivered this lecture recently at Fordham University.
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“We’ve seen before our eyes the right things perfectly organized in a few moments, with responsibility, courage, solidarity and a meticulous organization,”..
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The South Sudanese Civil War began in 2013. South Sudan’s government and a leading rebel group signed a peace agreement in September 2018. Earlier this month,..
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“We mustn’t say the cathedral is closed for five years, and that’s it,” said Msgr. Patrick Chauvet, the cathedral’s rector, who proposed that a..
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The book, Ebrei e cristiani [Jews and Christians], includes correspondence between the Pope Emeritus and Rabbi Arie Folger that followed the publication of an..
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The meditations were written by Sister Eugenia Bonetti, a Consolata missionary sister.
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Chicago, Ill., Apr 19, 2019 / 06:01 am (CNA).- A pro-life group is coordinating ecumenical Good Friday services and Ways of the Cross outside of abortion clinics..
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Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, OFM, apostolic administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem since 2016, celebrated the Holy Thursday Evening Mass of..
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“To live this Friday, the faithful of all nationalities are pressed into the Upper Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre, the site of Calvary, to relive the Passion,”..
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Pope Francis celebrate the Mass of the Lord’s Supper (video) at the prison in Velletri, a town on the outskirts of Rome. “This is Jesus’ rule and the rule..
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Seville, Spain, Apr 18, 2019 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- Authorities from Spain and Morocco have arrested a 23 year old man in Rabat, Morocco, who is suspected of..
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Oklahoma City, Okla., Apr 18, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- Oklahoma legislators have passed a bill requiring physicians to tell women that a drug-induced abortion..
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Miami, Fla., Apr 18, 2019 / 05:16 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Miami is warning Catholics against a spate of fake priests who are scamming parishioners for..
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Vancouver, Canada, Apr 18, 2019 / 04:39 pm (CNA).- Ryan Prasad desperately wanted to change his life.

“Every single day before I left my house, I..
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New York City, N.Y., Apr 18, 2019 / 04:08 pm (CNA).- The man who attempted to enter New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying gasoline, lighter fluid, and..
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Washington D.C., Apr 18, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- Church membership in the United States has dropped considerably in the last two decades, and the number of..
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Washington D.C., Apr 18, 2019 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- Louisiana abortion providers presented arguments to the Supreme Court Wednesday, asking the court to strike down..
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San Jose, Calif., Apr 18, 2019 / 01:01 pm (CNA).- Father James Schall, S.J., a longtime professor of philosophy at Georgetown University and the author of..
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Rome, Italy, Apr 18, 2019 / 11:19 am (CNA).- Pope Francis celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at a prison in the suburbs of Rome Thursday, urging the..
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Newark, N.J., Apr 18, 2019 / 10:54 am (CNA).- The Archbishop of Newark said Wednesday that the language used by the Catechism of the Catholic Church to describe..
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Father James Schall, a longtime Georgetown University professor and prolific author, died on April 17. The Jesuit scholar was 91.
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An ‘underground’ Chinese bishop joined his successor at the Chrism Mass, after earlier being barred by authorities, the AsiaNews service reports. The..
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Father Thomas Rosica, the Canadian media personality and sometime Vatican spokesman who has admitted to numerous cases of plagiarism, apparently copied a..
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In his homily at the Chrism Mass, which he celebrated in St. Peter’s basilica, Pope Francis encouraged priests to serve their people, saying that “we must..
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A New Jersey man, Marc Lamparello, was arrested by New York police on Wednesday evening as he entered St. Patrick’s cathedral carrying several gallons of..
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This article examines the details of the case of a falsely accused Chicago priest.
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Charles W. Freeman, Jr., was President Nixon’s chief interpreter during his historic 1972 visit to China. He later served as US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia..
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Cebu is a Philippine province, island, and city (map).
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Pakistan is the world’s sixth most populous nation (208 million). Its official religion is Islam, and over 96% of Pakistanis are Muslim.
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Sudan—a Muslim nation distinct from largely Christian and animist South Sudan—was ruled by Omar al-Bashir from 1989 until an April 11 coup. A Catholic member..
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Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon is president of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences.
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At a press conference on April 11, Bishop Franz-Josef Overbeck of Essen spoke of the “unwritten requirements of democracy in the form of a democratic ethical..
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Archbishop Bernardito Auza, apostolic nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, made his remarks at the second session of an..
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President Trump tweeted, “Just had a wonderful conversation with @Pontifex Francis offering condolences from the People of the United States for the horrible..
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“The cathedral was built over nearly 200 years starting in the middle of the 12th century, although it was only in the mid 1800s that architect Eugène..
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“We cannot continue to look at this issue from an enforcement-only lens that just focuses on the United States,” said Ashley Feasley, the director of..
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“The bulk of the money has been promised by France’s wealthiest individuals and companies,” according to the report. “The largest pledge came from..
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The theme of the Univ 2019 conference is “Getting down to business: the transformative power of work.”
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The October 11, 2013 shipwreck is sometimes called the “children’s shipwreck” because 60 children were among the 300 Syrian refugees who drowned in Maltese..
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