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May 22, 2017

Man builds replica of St. Peter's Square with 36,000 toothpicks

The Eiffel Tower, the Roman Coliseum, the Statue of Liberty, the Taj Mahal; are just some of the universal monuments that a Colombian teacher makes to scale out of little…
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May 19, 2017

The murder case of Blessed Oscar Romero has been reopened

A nearly 40 year-old murder case was reopened this week to properly prosecute the suspected killer behind the Salvadorian archbishop's martyrdom. Because of an amnesty law that prohibited the prosecution…
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May 19, 2017

Cardinal Mueller to graduates: 'Dare to be great'

With God’s grace, you can accomplish great things, Cardinal Gerhard Mueller challenged young Catholics at Christendom College last weekend at their 2017 commencement ceremony. “The summary of all natural and…
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May 19, 2017

No research justifies the use of human embryos, Pope Francis says

Pope Francis said that there is no outcome that can justify the use or destruction of embryos for scientific purposes – even for the commendable cause of trying to help…
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May 19, 2017

This new technology could produce babies from skin cells. And that's bad.

Within the next 10-20 years, a new and controversial fertility technology called in vitro gametogenesis could make it possible to manipulate skin cells into creating a human baby. However, this…
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May 19, 2017

The first Catholic church in 60 years is being built in Cuba

Funded by a parish in Florida, a new Catholic church is being built in Cuba and is the first the island nation has seen in 60 years. Father Ramon Hernandez,…
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May 19, 2017

Spaniards splurge on First Communion parties despite economic hard times

Over the past nine years, Spain has been hit particularly hard by the worldwide economic crisis. It was in recession from 2008-2009 and 2011-2013, and unemployment in the country is…
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May 19, 2017

On Israel-Palestine conflict, the Church cannot stay quiet, bishops say

The Catholic Church will speak out against injustice and avoid any attempt to normalize the “festering wound” of the Israeli-Palestinian situation, a commission from the region’s leading Catholic bishops has…
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May 18, 2017

Pope Francis to Huntington's patients: You deserve respect and love

Pope Francis on Thursday offered a message of hope and love to patients with Huntington’s disease, a rare and incurable genetic brain disorder that causes intense suffering. According to organizers,…
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May 17, 2017

Pope Francis: I am suspicious of ongoing Medjugorje apparitions

Asked by journalists about the alleged appearance of the Virgin Mary at Medjugorje, Pope Francis said the original apparitions more than three decades ago deserve further study, but voiced doubt…
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