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Be intentional about silence during Mass, Pope Francis says

Be intentional about silence during Mass, Pope Francis says

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis said Wednesday that moments of silence in the Mass should be intentional times of prayer, recollection and communion with God, rather than being viewed as times to just be quiet or not speak.

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March for Life events planned across the US

March for Life events planned across the US

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Forty-five years after the Supreme Court ruling that mandated legal abortion nationwide, hundreds of thousands are expected to attend rallies supporting the dignity of life, from conception to natural death.

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Minnesota woman ‘mother’ to Zambian children

Minnesota woman ‘mother’ to Zambian children

| January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Carol McBrady has no biological children. Yet on the streets of Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, she is known as Mama Carol.

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Pope Francis and bishops respond to Law’s death as funeral plans finalized

Pope Francis and bishops respond to Law’s death as funeral plans finalized

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Vatican announced Wednesday that the funeral Mass of Cardinal Bernard Law, the former archbishop of Boston who died Dec. 20, will be held Thursday.

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Polish cardinal, “Rosary Priest” among sainthood causes moving forward

Polish cardinal, “Rosary Priest” among sainthood causes moving forward

| December 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis on Tuesday recognized the heroic virtue of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, the former Metropolitan Archbishop of Warsaw, as well as Patrick Peyton, an Irish priest known for his promotion of the Rosary.

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As pope turns 81, kids entertain with song, dance and 13-foot pizza

As pope turns 81, kids entertain with song, dance and 13-foot pizza

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Celebrating his 81st birthday, Pope Francis blew out the candles on a 13-foot long pizza after being serenaded with song and dance by children and employees from a Vatican pediatric clinic.

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Advent is a time to prioritize God, overcome indifference, Pope says

Advent is a time to prioritize God, overcome indifference, Pope says

| December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Sunday Pope Francis kicked off the Church’s Advent season saying it is a time to let go of the worldly distractions that take us away from God, and focus on growing closer to him through prayer and concern for others.

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Pope in Burma: Peace requires justice, respect for human rights

Pope in Burma: Peace requires justice, respect for human rights

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

In a major speech in Burma, Pope Francis told the nation’s leaders to leave conflict behind and work for peace by promoting justice and respect for the rights of all citizens, regardless of religion or ethnicity.

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How Christians are continuing to help hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico

How Christians are continuing to help hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Seven weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, the majority of the island is still without power, and many residents are without clean water as well.

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U.S. bishops take on immigration, racism at fall assembly

U.S. bishops take on immigration, racism at fall assembly

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

At the start of their annual fall assembly in Baltimore Nov. 13, U.S. Catholic bishops faced some big issues — immigration and racism — straight on and zeroed in on how to raise the national level of discussion on these topics starting in the church pews.

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