Benedict XVI defends resignation and title ‘pope emeritus’ in private letters
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September 22, 2018

Benedict XVI defends resignation and title ‘pope emeritus’ in private letters

In newly-surfaced letters from Benedict XVI, the pope emeritus has defended his abdication, and warned that continued anger at his decision risked undermining the papal office. The private correspondence, excerpts…
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Cardinal 'blanches' while celebrating recurring miracle of saint's liquefied blood
Europe
September 22, 2018

Cardinal ‘blanches’ while celebrating recurring miracle of saint’s liquefied blood

Naples, Italy, Sep 19, 2018 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe of Naples usually does not faint at the sight of blood. He has celebrated the miracle of…
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March 9, 2017

More than 200 Korean martyrs are up for beatification

The first Bishop of Pyongyang, an American born-bishop, and numerous priests and laity are among the 213 who could be beatified and advanced on the process to sainthood under a…
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February 13, 2017

The Pope and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch met a year ago. Here's what's next.

One year ago marked a historic first meeting between a Pope and a Russian Orthodox Patriarch. Now, the Vatican and the Moscow Patriarchate will celebrate the meeting’s anniversary with a…
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February 3, 2017

Cardinal Muller makes it clear, nobody, not even a pope, can change marriage

Cardinal Gerhard Muller, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has spoken out against adultery and those who are creating confusion about Amoris Laetitia. Cardinal Gerhard…
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October 21, 2016

Jerusalem bishop’s insights on peacemaking in the Holy Land

Recently I emailed questions to the auxiliary bishop of the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Bishop William Shomali, asking him to share his first-hand insights regarding the many injustices and violent…
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October 5, 2016

When Canterbury and Rome meet in a common mission

Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury will pray tonight in the church in Rome from where St. Augustine was sent to evangelize the English. The Anglican-Catholic search for unity…
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September 29, 2016

Armed police patrol Canterbury Cathedral amid terrorist fears

Security has been increased following the murder of Fr Jacques Hamel Police with guns are patrolling Canterbury Cathedral amid fears about terror attacks. The extra security comes after a series…
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September 27, 2016

'Dear President Obama:' 6-year-old's letter inspires the nation

A six-year-old boy named Alex witnessed the heartbreaking images of children in Aleppo, Syria. One picture in particular caught his eye and, unable to stand by and do nothing, penned…
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September 20, 2016

'Now he rests from his many battles with the devil:' Vatican exorcist passes away

Father Gabriel Amorth, the exorcist of the Diocese of Rome who drew worldwide attention, died on Friday at the age of 91. Leaders of the Society of St. Paul remembered…
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