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Baby Jesus reminds us of painful plight of migrants, pope says

Baby Jesus reminds us of painful plight of migrants, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Christmas tree and Nativity scene are symbols of God's love and [...]

Promoting Peace In Face Of Violence In Name Of Religion

Promoting Peace In Face Of Violence In Name Of Religion

Joint Statement 1. The Catholic co-chair Cardinal Peter Turkson opened the meeting welcoming the delegations, introducing [...]

Pope Interview: Religious Fundamentalism And Price of War

Pope Interview: Religious Fundamentalism And Price of War

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis has granted an interview to Tertio, a Catholic weekly newspaper in [...]

Panel: Genocide, Wars, Indifference Will Make Mideast Christians Extinct

Panel: Genocide, Wars, Indifference Will Make Mideast Christians Extinct

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Christians in the Middle East face extinction because of genocide, wars and [...]

Amid Darkness, Hold Fast To Light Of Hope, Pope Says

Amid Darkness, Hold Fast To Light Of Hope, Pope Says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Christian hope is not the same as being optimistic about the future, [...]

Vatican Recognizes Association Of Women Employees

Vatican Recognizes Association Of Women Employees

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Women -- lay and religious -- make up almost 20 percent of [...]

Pilgrims On Horseback Pay Homage To Mary

Pilgrims On Horseback Pay Homage To Mary

DES PLAINES, Ill. (CNS) -- With thick, wet snow falling down and live mariachi music to [...]

Vatican Updates Guidelines For Educating Priests

Vatican Updates Guidelines For Educating Priests

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Catholic Church needs holy, healthy and humble priests and that requires [...]

Fleeing Wildfires Like Escaping Gates of Hell

Fleeing Wildfires Like Escaping Gates of Hell

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (CNS) -- St. Mary's Catholic Church was at ground zero in the [...]

Syriac Catholic Patriarch Horrified by Iraqi Ghost Towns

Syriac Catholic Patriarch Horrified by Iraqi Ghost Towns

BEIRUT (CNS) -- The Syriac Catholic patriarch said he was horrified to see widespread devastation and what [...]

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