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Pope to diplomats: End savagery of war with dialogue, human rights
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Pope Francis began the new year by urging Catholics to entrust 2024 Mary
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Pope marks 800th anniversary of Nativity scene, asks prayers for Holy Land
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World’s desire for unity persists since World War II, pope says
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Pope’s health improving; he keeps some appointments
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Younger U.S. priests increasingly identify as theologically conservative, politically moderate
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Synod synthesis shows agreement, divergences, including on ‘synodality’
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Love, forgiveness liberate, break cycles of violence, pope says
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Inside, outside: Synod to focus on the Church and its role in the world
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Cardinal Zuppi visits China as envoy promoting peace in Ukraine
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Vatican offers details on how synod will work, media access
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Pope arrives in Mongolia, the ‘heart of Asia’
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Adoration awakens love for the poor, commitment to justice, pope says
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Pope tells lawyers he’s writing a new document on the environment
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Pope entrusts prayers for peace to Mary, assumed into heaven
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Pope prays for Maui victims, makes appeal for migration reform
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WYD pilgrims showed the world faith can lead to peace, pope says
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Pope calls for new Marian devotion at Fátima: ‘Our Lady in a Hurry’
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U.S. set to have fifth largest delegation at World Youth Day
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Pope visits summer camp for kids of Vatican employees
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Look to God with childlike wonder, pope says
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Pope institutes commission to share the stories of new martyrs
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Pope’s message of hope launched into space to orbit Earth
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Pope plans to write document dedicated to St. Thérèse of Lisieux
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Pope asks Catholics to welcome everyone, create communion
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Man arrested after car breaches Vatican gate, drawing gunfire from police
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Pope praises Julian of Norwich as example of faith and service
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Holy Year 2025 website to go live; registration opens in the fall
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World Youth Day helps inspire young people to serve others, pope says
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People wounded in life should find welcome in the Church, pope says
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‘Keyboard warriors’ don’t evangelize, pope says, they just argue
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Share Easter joy with others, pope urges
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U.S. Catholic bishops call on faithful to pray for Pope Francis’ recovery during hospitalization
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Movie review: ‘In Viaggio: The Travels of Pope Francis’
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Pope asks Catholics to renew consecration of world to Mary every March 25
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He has ‘changed our lives,’ say those in need about Francis, the ‘pope of the poor’
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Oceans are gift from God, must be used fairly and sustainably, pope says
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Pope Francis has brought ‘new life, fresh air’ to Muslim-Catholic relations, say experts
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Pope saddened by ‘huge loss of life’ after earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
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Pope arrives in Congo after praying on flight for migrants
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Mass media needs more kindness, truth spoken with charity, pope says
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Nothing can diminish the value of any human being, pope says
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Pope Benedict XVI laid to rest where 2 canonized popes were buried
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Love comes first, pope says in letter on teaching of St. Francis de Sales
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Listen to the cries of the newborn Prince of Peace, pope says
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Children help pope celebrate 86th birthday
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Celebrate Christmas ‘with Ukraine in your hearts,’ pope says, urging aid
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Global Church seeing how pope’s vision of synodality involves everyone
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Physical vulnerability can be a resource for society, the Church, pope says
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Pope enlists a willing warrior to spread the message of ‘Laudato Si”
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Keep the creche in Christmas, pope urges
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Visiting his family, pope celebrates feast of Christ the King
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Religious leaders must build community, unity, peace, pope says
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Pope’s November prayer intention: ‘For children who suffer’
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Pope: Church’s concern for the family goes beyond focus on couples
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French Jesuit, South African Jewish scholar win Ratzinger Prize
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Prayers, support needed for those with Alzheimer’s disease, pope says

Marking World Alzheimer's Day Sept. 21, Pope Francis asked people to pray for all those affected by [...]

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Pope urges world leaders to ‘work for peace, not weapons’
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The best is yet to come
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British Catholics, Pope Francis pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
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Pope prays for ‘beloved Argentina’ after assassination attempt against VP
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Laudato Si’ message gets added attention as Season of Creation opens
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By the numbers: Consistory keeps expanding variety in College of Cardinals
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Prayers, action urged worldwide during Season of Creation Sept. 1 to Oct. 4
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Service is a calling for all, not a select few, pope says
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Mary teaches primacy of humility over power, success
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Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, pope tells young people
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Ambassador says pope will visit Ukraine before Kazakhstan trip
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Vatican investments must follow Catholic social teaching, new policy says
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Pope: Listening to God’s word comes first, activity next
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Pope: Young people called to look beyond ‘shortsighted’ ideologies
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Pope: Interreligious cooperation is needed to tackle threats to people, planet
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Pope’s knee troubles force cancellation of July trip to Africa
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Pope asks Mary, Queen of Peace, to end war in Ukraine and everywhere
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Pope calls for united efforts in care for creation during Laudato Si’ Week
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Liturgy must lead to awe, unity, mission, pope says
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Vatican releases pope’s message for World Day of Prayer for Vocations
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‘Journeying together’ is at heart of Church’s synods, synodal preparations
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Christ’s resurrection brings hope amid ‘Easter of war,’ pope says
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Before washing prisoners’ feet, pope tells them God always forgives
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Victory is not raising a flag on pile of rubble, pope says on Palm Sunday
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Balancing act: Papal trip highlights complexities of migration crisis
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Pope promulgates Curia reform, emphasizing Church’s missionary nature
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Pope to consecrate Russia, Ukraine to Mary
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Lent is a time to wake up, pray more, care for others, pope says
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Church needs women saints, pope tells conference
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Pope thanks Poland for welcoming Ukrainian refugees
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Pope visits Russian Embassy to express concern over war
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Pope calls for day of prayer, fasting for peace in Ukraine
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Pope chooses theme for World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly
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Looking forward to the Lenten journey 2022
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Praying for peace, looking toward Olympics, pope emphasizes unity
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Accurate information is a human right, pope tells Catholic communicators
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Ukraine deserves peace, Pope Francis says
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Pope: Be ‘merry’ this Christmas, but don’t forget Jesus
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Prepare for Christmas by serving others, pope says
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Pope closes Year of St. Joseph with marginalized young adults
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Meeting Cypriot leaders, pope urges dialogue for peace, care for migrants
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Pope: Discrimination against people with disabilities must end
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Synodality described as an opportunity to hear God’s call to the Church
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Pope plans Dec. 2-6 visit to Cyprus and Greece

Pope Francis' planned trip to the eastern Mediterranean in December will focus on migration, [...]

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‘Entire human family’ must help solve climate crisis, say Catholic leaders
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Climate, migration among issues Catholics hope Biden, pope will discuss
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Recognizing miracle, pope clears way for beatification of John Paul I
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Pope blesses nun held captive nearly five years by insurgents in Mali
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Synodal process looks to hear from voices on the margins of the Church
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Greatness is measured by service, pope says
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2022: ‘The Year of Communion: Unity in Creed, Worship and Life’
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Make the brave choice to lead a simpler, eco-friendly life, pope says
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Courage needed to place needs of others first, cardinal says
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Vaccination is an act of love, pope says in ad campaign
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Hundreds gather outside hospital to greet recovering pope
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Pope in ‘good condition’ after surgery at Rome’s Gemelli hospital
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Hope comes from noticing God at work even in small things, pope says
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Eucharist is bread of sinners, not reward of saints, pope says
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Pope to students: Rediscover importance of face-to-face relationships
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Pope approves canonizations
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Pope calls for monthlong global prayer marathon for end of pandemic
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Pope prays newly beatified martyrs inspire greater fidelity to God
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Pope calls all Catholics to be missionaries of God’s mercy
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Movie review: ‘Francesco’
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Pope says he, too, kneels on Myanmar streets, begging for end to violence
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Living the beatitudes can change the world, pope says in Iraq
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For Lent, ask if one’s life is centered on God or oneself, pope says
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Lent is time to grow in faith, hope, love and to share them, pope says
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Media guidance from a pope and a saint, both named Francis
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Pope advances sainthood causes of pro-life geneticist Lejeune, others
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In message for World Sick Day, pope calls for health care for all
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Pope Francis proclaims Year of St. Joseph
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‘Fratelli tutti:’ An encyclical for all brothers and sisters
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Pope Francis proclaims Year of St. Joseph
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Say ‘no’ to sin, ‘yes’ to grace, pope says on Immaculate Conception feast
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Counting cardinals: Congregations, continents represented increase

With Pope Francis' new picks for the College of Cardinals, the body will be more religious than [...]

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Bishop Coyne comments on Pope Francis interview
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True prayer, like true faith, leads to care for others, pope says
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Saying ‘thank you’ to God is a beautiful prayer, pope tells children
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Common good, not greed, must motivate search for vaccine, pope says
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Pope: Jubilee for the Earth a time for restoring bond with God, creation
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Charity is path to perfection when done for Jesus, pope says
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The gift of wisdom is fit for a king and the rest of us
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Summer heat and cool air
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Pope makes surprise visit to summer camp for kids of Vatican employees
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Pope prays for U.S., calls racism a pro-life issue
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Wonder at gift of creation opens human hearts to prayer, pope says
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Vatican announces Laudato Si’ anniversary year
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Pope to nurses, midwives: ‘Thank you for your service to humanity’
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Pope advances sainthood cause of Italian millennial
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On St. Joseph feast day, pope prays for workers, employers
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Pope approves foundation promoting example, works of Pope John Paul I
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Pope composes prayers for end of pandemic to be recited after rosary
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Divine Mercy Sunday seen as chance to receive Christ’s mercy ‘anew’
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At Mass, pope prays for unity, fidelity in difficult time
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Saints ‘dared to dream’ of ‘vibrant missionary Church’
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Pope on Palm Sunday: Life, measured by love, is meant to serve others
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Youth called to a life of holiness
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Statement of U.S. Bishops’ President on Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi Message
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What is a plenary indulgence?
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Pope announces extraordinary ‘urbi et orbi’ blessing March 27
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Pope requests recitation of Luminous Mysteries of rosary today
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Christianity without mercy is impossible, pope says
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Reflections on Lent
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Text of pope’s prayer to Mary during coronavirus pandemic
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Pope asks Catholics to join week of climate reflection, action in May
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Humanity, ethics must be at center of AI technology, pope says

The use of artificial intelligence in science and medicine must be guided by ethical standards that [...]

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Lent as a time for embraces

Over time, certain passages of scripture reach beyond the realm of the sacred to find a place [...]

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‘Laudato Si” at 5: Project seeks to foster prayerful climate action

Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment set the path five years ago and now a new effort by the [...]

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Pope says there is no quick fix for priest shortage in Amazon region
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Generous help of Knights counters culture of indifference, pope says
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Official logo for the Sunday of the Word of God unveiled at Vatican

An icon of the encounter with Jesus on the road to Emmaus was chosen as the official logo for the [...]

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God is at work in the world, pope says at prayer service closing 2019
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Pope calls for teaching youth to be active citizens
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Pope demands action for failing fight against climate change
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Pope asks Catholics to set up, be enchanted by a Nativity scene
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Panelists say from day one, pope showed world he’d be a pastor
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Forever in bluejeans: Icon painter brings Minnesota martyr to life
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Welcoming pope after long flight, Thais keep it warm and informal
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Pope calls for action against destructive culture of food waste
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Caring for common home requires deep ecological conversion, synod says
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Students learn sustainability protects God’s creation

Sustainability is a lesson that even the leader of a green-minded school admits she is learning. [...]

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Synod members call for greater role of women, laity in ministry
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Pope opens Missionary Month with call to share joy, hope, talents
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Pope declares special Sunday each year dedicated to word of God
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When indigenous lands are invaded, isolated people die
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It is good: Bishop Coyne’s message for the Season of Creation
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In Amazon’s cities, indigenous people are often invisible
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English bishop finds concrete ways to encourage eco-friendly practices
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Pope: Proclaim God’s love through care for needy
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Assumption feast invites people to look to heaven with hope, pope says
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Pope approves new statutes for Vatican bank
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Church is a mother to all, remains close to those who suffer, pope says
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Pope Francis joins prayers for victims of bloody weekend in U.S.
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Hush hour: Spirituality of silence is a journey toward God, priest says
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Catholic leaders object to reinstatement of federal death penalty

The July 25 announcement by the Justice Department that it is reinstating the federal death penalty [...]

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Pope: Church needs apostolate of prevention to protect minors from abuse
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Praising God for gift of creation leads to respect for it, pope says
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South America’s Amazon: culturally diverse, globally important
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Pope to celebrate Mass with migrants, refugees
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Christian community a place of welcome, solidarity, pope says
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Catholic education key to fighting indifference, pope says
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Walking together, Christians experience unity in diversity, pope says
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Prenatal diagnosis of illness is no excuse for abortion, pope says
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Pope: Sport strengthens friendships, brings out best of body, mind
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Throwing away food is like throwing away people, pope says
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Jesus is always ready to help free people from evil, pope says
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Not ruling on apparitions, pope allows official pilgrimages to Medjugorje
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Thank God for mothers
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Pope discusses deaconesses, need for nuns to be servants not ‘maids’
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Pope issues new norms on mandatory abuse reporting, bishop accountability
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Pope Francis visits refugees in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 6.
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God never tricks, traps or tempts people to sin, Pope Francis says
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A look at the College of Cardinals after Polish cardinal’s 80th birthday
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On Good Friday, papal preacher says cross brings hope to the oppressed
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Pope to priests: Best place to be is among the people
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Embrace the cross, trust God will triumph, pope says on Palm Sunday
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All are debtors before God’s love, forgiveness, pope says
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USCCB leaders say apostolic exhortation a call to invest in young people
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Spread mercy, build fraternity, pope urges Morocco’s Christian minority
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Lent begins with reminder of all that fades away, pope says
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Vatican announces theme for World Day of Migrants and Refugees
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Death penalty a ‘grave’ violation of human right to life, pope says
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Vatican summit opens with acknowledgment of evil committed
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To know God is to know love, pope says
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Sainthood causes of Blessed Newman, Cardinal Mindszenty advance
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Live ‘Laudato Si’’ this Lent
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Caritas reps from Latin America look for ways to build on ‘Laudato Si”
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Witness to Christ with love, pope tells Catholics on Arabian Peninsula
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Gift of fidelity
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‘Nationalistic tendencies’ threaten world peace, pope tells diplomats
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Time passes, but God’s love endures, pope says as 2018 ends
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In Christmas message, pope prays for peace
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Pope at Christmas: Come to the manger with love, charity, simplicity
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Pope: Prepare for Christ’s birth by recognizing mistakes, sowing peace
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Kingdom based on love, not power, brings true peace, pope says
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Helping the poor is not a papal fad, but a duty, pope says
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Pope makes surprise visit to mobile clinic in St. Peter’s Square
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Pope focuses on ‘good politics’ for 2019 World Peace Day message
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Bible has power to transform lives, pope says
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Catholic groups urge humane treatment of migrants headed to border
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7 new saints
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Mercy, love can heal wounded marriages, pope says
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Listen to young people, be open to change, cardinal tells synod
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Guardian angels are life’s traveling companions, pope says
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Pope to visit Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

Pope Francis will travel to the eastern periphery of Europe to honor a faith that withstood a Nazi [...]

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Pope praises evangelization through prayer, care for creation, welcome
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Pope: Pray, act to protect clean water, guarantee access to it
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At Knock shrine, pope again begs forgiveness for betrayal of abuse
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Pope meets survivors of abuse in Ireland

Pope Francis spent 90 minutes meeting privately with eight survivors of sexual, physical and [...]

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Faith strengthens marriage, makes love grow, pope says
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Pope says he sees continuity, not rupture in ‘Amoris Laetitia’
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Pope revises catechism to say death penalty is ‘inadmissible’
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Society for the Propagation of the Faith
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Pope: Seek Christ in ‘abandoned tabernacles’ of poor, lonely
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Pope’s Lamborghini fetches nearly $1 million for charity at auction
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Movie Review: ‘Pope Francis: A Man of His Word’
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Pope: Catholic media must not fall behind in digital age

In an age when technology is ever-evolving, Catholic news organizations must be willing to adapt to [...]

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Missionaries of Mercy
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Pope asks Catholics to pray the rosary for peace each day in May
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USCCB president praises pope for ‘powerful words’ calling all to holiness
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Upcoming apostolic exhortation: ‘Rejoice and Be Glad’
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Jesus does not give up on anyone, pope tells prisoners
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‘Cry out,’ pope tells young people at Palm Sunday Mass
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Pope adds feast of Mary, mother of the Church to universal calendar
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Pope to diplomats: World peace depends on right to life, disarmament
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Welcoming new Americans
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Unwrapping the Good News
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Ephipany festival in Rome
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Pope: Coldest hearts can be warmed by Christmas cheer
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Don’t wait to be perfect to answer vocational call, pope says
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Prayers for peace in South Sudan, Congo
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First World Day of the Poor
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‘Papal’ Lamborghini gift to be auctioned for charity
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World Day of the Poor is Nov. 19

Pope Francis will celebrate the Catholic Church's first World Day of the Poor Nov. 19 by [...]

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Example of the Saints
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Share the Journey

(CNS photo/Paul Haring)Pope Francis makes a gesture of an embrace in support of immigrants during [...]

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New Tool to use ‘Laudato Si” to measure, rank Nations’ Development
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Pope Amends Church Law on Mass Translations

(CNS photo/Nancy Phelan Wiechec)An altar server holds a copy of a Roman Missal during Mass at St. [...]

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World Day of Prayer for Creation
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“Perfect People”
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Pope Announces new Cardinals
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Catholic Schools Care for Creation

In response to Burlington Bishop Christopher J. Coyne's call for a Year of Creation focused on Pope [...]

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Via Crucis Meditations Highlight Victory of Love
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Way of the Cross Highlights Victory of Love
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Pope Washes 12 Inmates’ Feet
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Integral Development means being in Relationship, says Pope
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Loving Families Bring Joy, Mercy to World, says Pope
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Pope: Lent Breathes Life into World
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Respect Earth and Others, Says Pope