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Pope Francis To Be Awarded Doctorate Honoris Causa in Medicine

Pope Francis To Be Awarded Doctorate Honoris Causa in Medicine

"A Doctorate Honoris Causa in Medicine Goes to Pope Francis," announced today Aurelio Tommasetti, Rector [...]

Father Cantalamessa’s 2nd Lent Homily 2017

Father Cantalamessa’s 2nd Lent Homily 2017

Here is the second Lenten homily given this year by the preacher of the Pontifical [...]

Nigeria: A Call for Healing a “Distorted, Bloodied And Corrupted Society”

Nigeria: A Call for Healing a “Distorted, Bloodied And Corrupted Society”

The leader of Nigeria"s Catholics has made an impassioned plea for peace and dialogue as [...]

INTERVIEW: Archbishop Roche: Anglican Vespers in St. Peter’s Is Another Step of ‘Walking Together’

INTERVIEW: Archbishop Roche: Anglican Vespers in St. Peter’s Is Another Step of ‘Walking Together’

A new and important step in the ecumenical path was taken last Monday, March 13, [...]

Pope Francis to Preside Over Penitential Celebration

Pope Francis to Preside Over Penitential Celebration

Pope Francis has insisted on various occasions during his pontificate on the importance of the [...]

Make Confession More Available, Gods Heart Is Always Open, Pope Says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Hear confession every time someone asks, Pope Francis said, and don't [...]

Bagpipes, Drums More Than St. Patricks Day Music For The McPhees

Bagpipes, Drums More Than St. Patricks Day Music For The McPhees

JACKSON, Ga. (CNS) -- As a kid, Richard McPhee played the clarinet. But when his firefighter [...]

Pope Presides Over Lenten Penance Service At Vatican

Pope Presides Over Lenten Penance Service At Vatican

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A few hours after urging priests to be generously available for [...]

Slain Jesuit Inspires Another Salvadoran Archbishop And An Ode To Martyrs

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande has been credited with inspiring Blessed Oscar Romero, archbishop [...]

Pope to Children: Use Smartphones Sparingly Since They Impede “Concrete Dialogue”

Pope to Children: Use Smartphones Sparingly Since They Impede “Concrete Dialogue”

Acclamations, ringing of bells, and incessant waving of white-yellow flags of Vatican City welcomed jubilantly [...]

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