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Human Life Is Sacred and Inviolable: Reflections to Guide Us as We March and Work for Life

Human Life Is Sacred and Inviolable: Reflections to Guide Us as We March and Work for Life

  On April 11, 2014, Pope Francis addressed the Italian Pro-Life movement with these provocative words:Today [...]

Ascension Into the Depths of the Heart of God

Ascension Into the Depths of the Heart of God

Roman Rite – Year C –  May 8, 2016Acts 1,1-11; Ps 47; Heb 9.24 – [...]

Scientists and Faith Leaders Urge Obama to Announce Steps in Hiroshima to Reduce Nuclear Risks 

Scientists and Faith Leaders Urge Obama to Announce Steps in Hiroshima to Reduce Nuclear Risks 

The heads of four leading science and faith organizations call on President Obama, who will [...]

Values and Bioethics: Preserving Our Ethical Ecology

Values and Bioethics: Preserving Our Ethical Ecology

Not a week goes by without some news about conflicting opinions in the area of [...]

Pope’s Address at Prayer Vigil ‘to Dry Tears’ on Solemnity of Ascension of the Lord

Pope’s Address at Prayer Vigil ‘to Dry Tears’ on Solemnity of Ascension of the Lord

Here is a Vatican translation of Pope Francis’ prepared text for the prayer vigil ‘to [...]

German cardinal says unauthorized people in Rome veto bishop nominations

German cardinal says unauthorized people in Rome veto bishop nominations

BONN, Germany (CNS) -- A German cardinal said names of candidates submitted to the Vatican as potential [...]

FEATURE: Exhibition of Jubilee Bulls from Vatican Secret Archives Opens in Rome

FEATURE: Exhibition of Jubilee Bulls from Vatican Secret Archives Opens in Rome

A unique exhibition of Jubilee Bulls from the Vatican Secret Archives has opened in Rome.In [...]

Discourse of Joe Biden at Vatican Conference on Regenerative Medicine

Discourse of Joe Biden at Vatican Conference on Regenerative Medicine

Vice-president of the United States, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was in the Vatican last Friday afternoon [...]

Theology of tears: For pope, weeping helps one see Jesus

Theology of tears: For pope, weeping helps one see Jesus

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Throughout his pontificate, Pope Francis has been sharing a theology of tears: [...]

Syria: ‘Things Were Never So Bad in Aleppo Before.‘

Syria: ‘Things Were Never So Bad in Aleppo Before.‘

In an urgent appeal to the outside world, Franciscan Father Ibrahim Alsabagh is calling on [...]