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Joining Catholic Church amid pandemic is ‘courageous choice,’ says priest

Joining Catholic Church amid pandemic is ‘courageous choice,’ says priest

NEWARK, N.J. (CNS) — At parishes across the Archdiocese of Newark, the Easter Vigil will [...]

Sharing the Gospel means embracing the cross, pope says at chrism Mass

Sharing the Gospel means embracing the cross, pope says at chrism Mass

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Living and preaching the Gospel always involves embracing “the cross,” whether [...]

Godzilla vs. Kong

Godzilla vs. Kong

NEW YORK (CNS) — The goal of a film bearing the title “Godzilla vs. Kong” [...]

Holy Land Franciscans concerned about Good Friday collection

Holy Land Franciscans concerned about Good Friday collection

JERUSALEM (CNS) — During this year of COVID-19 lockdowns and lack of international pilgrimages, the [...]

Youth crossings at border lead to rise in offers of foster care help

Youth crossings at border lead to rise in offers of foster care help

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The message is still the same. The message’s frequency is still the [...]

Smugglers, extortion and broken dreams: Migrants’ road to U.S. has perils

Smugglers, extortion and broken dreams: Migrants’ road to U.S. has perils

TENOSIQUE, Mexico (CNS) — Franciscan Father Gabriel Romero recalled a machete-wielding mob trying to break [...]

A season for resurrection arrives for El Salvador’s Catholic war victims

A season for resurrection arrives for El Salvador’s Catholic war victims

CHALATENANGO, El Salvador (CNS) — The sun in March and April is unforgiving in the [...]

Christ’s cross a beacon of hope in stormy seas, pope says at audience

Christ’s cross a beacon of hope in stormy seas, pope says at audience

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The commemoration of Christ’s passion, death and resurrection during the Easter [...]

Let the children come to me: Pope’s Via Crucis meditations written by kids

Let the children come to me: Pope’s Via Crucis meditations written by kids

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Knowing that Rome, like all of Italy, would be under varying [...]

Students learn Christian symbolism in tradition of decorating Easter eggs

Students learn Christian symbolism in tradition of decorating Easter eggs

BISMARCK, N.D. (CNS) — The University of Mary’s Marek Dojs sees a lot of symbolism [...]

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