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Quebec City’s convention center transformed

QUEBEC CITY — Quebec City’s massive center devoted to large events, conferences and conventions has become home to participants of the 49th International Eucharistic Congress.  Though it rained for most of the first three days of the June 15-22 congress, surprisingly many of the events have … Continue reading

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Marie Dennis, co-president of Pax Christi International, a Public Peace Prize laureate

Marie Dennis, co-president of Pax Christi International, the Catholic peace organization, has been named a Public Peace Prize laureate. The Washington resident learned of the honor last week from the Quebec-based organization sponsoring the honor. “For me the most delightful … Continue reading

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Plowshares witnesses to receive Nuclear-Free Future Award

The three plowshares activists who broke into the government’s Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in 2012 and served 19 months in prison will be honored for their action on behalf of peace. Sister Megan Rice, a member … Continue reading

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Proclaiming the Holy Year at the Holy Door

By Elliot Williams* VATICAN CITY — Saturday evening, in front of the Holy Door in the atrium of St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis’ will give the archpriests of the major basilicas of Rome copies of his “bull of indiction,” or … Continue reading

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A social worker’s response to the euthanasia question

By Elliot Williams VATICAN CITY — Last week, I had my first experience doing interviews within the walls of the Vatican. While attending the Pontifical Academy for Life’s conference on care for the elderly, I had the pleasure of speaking … Continue reading

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Pope names 15 new cardinal electors, most from global south

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Underscoring the geographical diversity of his selections, Pope Francis named 15 cardinal electors “from 14 nations of every continent, showing the inseparable link between the church of Rome and the particular churches present in the world.” … Continue reading

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Continents converge as pilgrims celebrate creation of new cardinals

VATICAN CITY — The tasseled felt hats of German horse riders and the brightly colored head wraps of women from the Antilles were just a few of the signs of the universality of the Catholic church on display as pilgrims … Continue reading

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Pope names 19 new cardinals, including six from Latin America

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis named 19 new cardinals, including the archbishops of Westminster and Quebec and six men from his home region of Latin America, and announced a consistory for their formal induction into the College of Cardinals … Continue reading

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Twelve to watch as cardinals gather in Rome

UPDATES: Here are more names we’ve added to our list of influential cardinals after we published the article below: — Boston prelate known for humility, humor, crisis management (Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley) — Italian cardinal sees holiness, prayer as key to vocations (Cardinal … Continue reading

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Salt and Light, Canada’s Catholic media network, at 10

Salt and Light, Canada’s Catholic television network, is now 10. Basilian Father Thomas Rosica, CEO of Salt and Light, tells Catholic News Service the network opens its celebration of a decade of broadcasting with a concert Dec. 6 featuring The Priests … Continue reading

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