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Bishop Lynch of St. Petersburg retires; Bishop Parkes named successor

Bishop Lynch of St. Petersburg retires; Bishop Parkes named successor

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert N. Lynch of St. [...]

God”€™s righteousness is mercy

God”€™s righteousness is mercy

On 31 October 2016, Lutheran Bishop Munib Younan and Pastor Martin Junge, representing the community of [...]

Advent: Watchful and Joyful Waiting Time

Advent: Watchful and Joyful Waiting Time

First Sunday of Advent – Year A Roman Rite Is 2, 1-5; Ps 122; Rm 13.11 to [...]

On International Day, Papal Tweet Calls for Respect of Women’s Dignity

On International Day, Papal Tweet Calls for Respect of Women’s Dignity

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and Pope Francis [...]

Pope’s Video Message to Festival of Church’s Social Doctrine in Verona

Pope’s Video Message to Festival of Church’s Social Doctrine in Verona

Below is a Vatican-provided working translation of the transcription of Pope Francis"€™ video-message sent yesterday [...]

Commission on Women Deacons Has 1st Meeting

Commission on Women Deacons Has 1st Meeting

The Vatican press office reported that today, the first meeting of the Study Commission on [...]

Knowing “€˜God Is Here”€™ Is Consolation Pope Finds at End of Each Day

Knowing “€˜God Is Here”€™ Is Consolation Pope Finds at End of Each Day

When he does his nightly examen, Pope Francis says he feels consolation in seeing how [...]

Pope: ‘Not Sure How Best to Be in Midst of People? Look to Mary…’

Pope: ‘Not Sure How Best to Be in Midst of People? Look to Mary…’

Wondering what’s the best way to be in the midst of the people? Look to [...]

Cardinal Turkson on Laudato Si’ and COP21 to COP22 (Part 2)

Cardinal Turkson on Laudato Si’ and COP21 to COP22 (Part 2)

From COP21 in Paris to COP22 in Marrakech, Pope Francis"€™ encyclical Laudato Si"€™ does not cease to [...]

Pope’s Address to Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Group

Pope’s Address to Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Group

Below is a ZENIT translation of Pope Francis’ address to participants of a meeting organized [...]

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