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3 beautiful Holy islands you MUST visit soon

Have you been bitten by the travel bug? Looking for someplace to visit that has a rich history and a beautiful shoreline? Consider one of these three Holy islands as your next vacation getaway! Traveling can be a wonderful way to separate yourself from a boring routine. It allows you to experience something new and

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14 million-piece mosaic will be ‘a wonder to behold’, says cardinal at at national shrine in America

Cardinal Wuerl offered prayers and gave blessing at a special ceremony ahead of new mosaic’s installation A Washington cardinal gave a blessing from scaffolding 159 feet above the ground in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Friday. In front of an audience of builders, Church leaders, choir members and journalists,

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US Supreme Court blocks appeal from doctors and pharmacists on abortion laws

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The day after the US Supreme Court issued a major abortion ruling striking down regulations on Texas abortion clinics and doctors, it rejected an appeal to reinstate laws in Mississippi and Wisconsin that would place similar requirements on abortion doctors. It also denied an appeal of a Washington state rule requiring pharmacists to dispense Plan

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US cardinal: ‘Synod is moving along very well’

Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington told Vatican Radio that discussions have got off to a good start Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington DC has said that the opening days of the synod on the family have been a success. The cardinal made the comments in an interview with Vatican Radio. “I think we’re moving along

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Statue of St Junipero Serra defaced at California’s Carmel Mission

The vandalising of the statue took place days after St Junipero Serra was canonised by Pope Francis in Washington Days after St Junipero Serra was canonised by Pope Francis in Washington, a statue of the 18th-century Franciscan missionary and other property at the Carmel Mission where the saint is buried, were defaced. The vandalism occurred

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