Author Archives: Cindy Wooden

Now is time to build new world without inequality, injustice, pope says

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — As the world slowly recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a risk it will be struck by an even worse virus — that of selfish indifference, Pope Francis said. This … Continue reading

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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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