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27 Nov 2014 Q&A Comments (6)

I received ashes on Ash Wednesday, but my two-year-old son did not. Instead he was given a blessing. Is this…

Full Question I received ashes on Ash Wednesday, but my two-year-old son did not. Instead he was given a blessing. Is this a new practice? Answer …

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18 May 2016 Vatican No comments

Cardinals and papal almoner will not testify at Vatican trial

Vatican secretary of state Cardinal Pietro Parolin will not be testifying on behalf of Francesca Chaouqui The Vatican court has denied a request by a defendant…

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Pope Francis’ Angelus Address on Miracle

Pope Francis Angelus Address on Sunday, 17th January, 2016. Dear brothers and sisters, Good morning! This Sunday’s Gospel presents the miraculous event whic…

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24 Nov 2015 Middle East News Comments (1)

The Condition of Christians still in Syria despite War against them

An interview with two priests and three religious sisters who serve in Aleppo, Syria’s largest city explained in details the way the surviving christians in Syr…

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09 Jun 2016 News Comments (3)

Bishop urges Catholics to affirm truths ‘undermined’ in Amoris Laetitia

Bishop Schneider said the document might lead to widespread confusion over doctrine and the sacraments Bishop Athanasius Schneider has said that parts of Amori…

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I was wrong to call poor people ‘takers’, Paul Ryan tells Catholic students

Ryan said he regretted generalising about the poor and wanted to 'fess up and fix it' US House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he was “just wrong” when he generalis…

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09 Sep 2015 Asia-Pacific News No comments

Catholic faith spreads among Bangladesh’s adivasis

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, the prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, is visiting Rajshahi, a city of 840,000 in western Bangladesh where…

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21 Oct 2015 News Vatican No comments

Pope Francis: ‘Synod must renew indisputable value of marriage between a man and woman’

At his general audience, the Pope prayed for the intercession of 'the pope of the family', St John Paul II Pope Francis has prayed for the intercession of “t…

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13 May 2016 Americas Asia-Pacific Europe News United Kingdom USA Vatican Comments (4)

Catholic Priest Elected as New Deputy Mayor

Fr. Jeemar Vera Cruz from the diocese of Iligan has been elected as the new deputy Mayor of Iligan City in Philippine. The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the P…

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Hong Kong cardinal: strengthen marriage instead of redefining it

Cardinal John Tong of Hong Kong has issued a pastoral letter on marriage.

Citing Pope Francis’s remarks on integral ecology, the prelate criticized Justice Anthony Kennedy’s US Supreme Court opinion on same-sex marriage and said that “the truth of marriage as a human reality can be defended with natural reasons and as part of a genuine human ecology.”



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