Popes in the Middle East: Highlights of papal outreach in the region
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February 3, 2019

Popes in the Middle East: Highlights of papal outreach in the region

Pope Francis is set to celebrate the first papal Mass on the Arabian peninsula next week during his Feb. 3-5 visit to Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates.…
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Choose every day to follow Jesus, Pope Francis says on Candlemas
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February 3, 2019

Choose every day to follow Jesus, Pope Francis says on Candlemas

To follow Christ is a choice which must be made day in and day out, Pope Francis said Saturday, explaining that to know the Lord means meeting him in one's…
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Pope says he is against making priestly celibacy optional in the Latin rite
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February 2, 2019

Pope says he is against making priestly celibacy optional in the Latin rite

Pope Francis said Monday he is opposed to the idea of optional priestly celibacy in the Latin rite, and he would consider it only for very remote places if a…
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July 8, 2017

Mexican priest found bound, stabbed to death in his room

Authorities are investigating the murder of another Catholic priest in Mexico who was bound and stabbed to death in his room. According to local media, Father Luis López Villa, parish…
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July 8, 2017

Security footage shows man threatening to kill nun in a Brooklyn church

Police are investigating a possible hate crime after a man allegedly threatened to kill a nun who was praying inside a Catholic Church in Brooklyn yesterday afternoon. The nun is…
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July 5, 2017

Pope's hospital in Rome offers to take Charlie Gard

The president of the Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesu in Rome, also known as the "Pope's Hospital", has offered to transfer Charlie Gard to his facilities. Charlie is a 10-month-old baby…
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July 4, 2017

Rebuilt from the ashes: The story of an American basilica

An immigrant parish, burnt down, with only the crucifix remaining. A parish rebuilt, transformed and a key part in giving back to the community. In a sense, one parish’s story…
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June 28, 2017

Pope Francis will create the Smallest Group of New Cardinals Since 1977 today

Much as the journey is the same, the scene today is rather different. For one, no prelate in his right mind would be caught dead wearing the old Cappello Romano in these…
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June 28, 2017

Three Women Consecrated as Virgins in Rare Ceremony in Detroit

The women vowed to live in perpetual chastity, but will live 'in the world' rather than in a convent Three brides in long, white dresses stood before the altar of…
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June 28, 2017

Body of missing Indian priest found on Scottish beach

Police found the body of the 33-year-old priest on the beach at Dunbar on Friday. The cause of death is currently unknown. Edinburgh police have found the body of an…
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