Author Archives: Cindy Wooden

A WYD Q&A with Cardinal Tagle

KRAKOW, Poland — Michelle Hough, communications officer for Caritas Internationalis, shared her interview with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, president of the international Caritas network. Q: The pope gave you a big hug when he saw you on the … Continue reading

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The teaching authority of ‘Amoris Laetitia’

VATICAN CITY — Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro, editor of the journal La Civilta Cattolica, interviewed Cardinal Christoph Schonborn about Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation “Amoris Laetitia” and reaction to it. The journal provided Catholic News Service with an English translation of … Continue reading

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Wildcat pride in Rome

By Gaby Maniscalco* ROME — Feelings of hope and anticipation fill the air each year as students at Villanova University, a Catholic university in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania, gather on campus to cheer on the Wildcats at the start of basketball … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ prayer, “O Cross of Christ”

  ROME — Here is the Vatican’s English translation of Pope Francis’ prayer last night at the conclusion of the Via Crucis service at Rome’s Colosseum: O Cross of Christ, symbol of divine love and of human injustice, icon of … Continue reading

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New book brings together pope’s 30 audience talks on family

VATICAN CITY — Just an hour after Pope Francis finished his series of general audience talks about the family yesterday, the head of the Vatican publishing house and his press assistant dropped a book on my desk.   The volume, … Continue reading

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Saturday audiences and new head of Vatican health service

VATICAN CITY — Two pieces of small, but interesting news came out of the Vatican Saturday. First, Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household, told Vatican Radio that during the jubilee Year of Mercy, which begins Dec. 8, Pope … Continue reading

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At the Vatican: “Women are here,” they are tackling problems

VATICAN CITY — The women who run the Vatican newspaper’s monthly supplement, “Women — Church — World,” do not mind at all that their conference Friday through Sunday is just the latest in a long line of Vatican meetings focused … Continue reading

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