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Planting seeds of hope

VATICAN CITY — One of the many moments pool reporters look forward to when a head of state meets the pope is the gift exchange. The Vatican most often offers a unique piece of artisan art with a spiritual or … Continue reading

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Second International Human Trafficking Conference to take place in April in Rome

By Emily Antenucci Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — To enhance cooperation between the Catholic Church and law enforcement agencies working in the field, the Second International Human Trafficking Conference will take place in Rome April 9-10. The conference will … Continue reading

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Taking it to the street: the pope’s birthday party guest list

VATICAN CITY — We know from the pope’s sister that Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio would skip family dinners and picnics to spend special days, like Sundays and holidays, with the poor. Now as Pope Francis, he started his own special day … Continue reading

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An intern’s farewell to CNS & Rome

By Caroline Hroncich VATICAN CITY — When I got off the bus before heading into the office on Thursday, I walked down Via della Conciliazione and ended up in St. Peter’s Square. I stopped for a while in front of … Continue reading

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Analog popes taking tentative taps in a digital age

VATICAN CITY — Though he prefers to use pencil and paper, the pope emeritus is fascinated by high-tech tools. Retired Pope Benedict’s personal secretary, Archbishop Georg Ganswein, told reporters yesterday that the pope shows great interest in the archbishop’s iPad. … Continue reading

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Most mentions? Check out our ‘The Joy of the Gospel’ wordcloud

VATICAN CITY — “God,” “church,” and “people” get the most mentions in Pope Francis’ first apostolic exhortation “The Joy of the Gospel.”  Click on either image to enlarge. With this handy word cloud, you can see “life,” “Jesus,” “Christ,” “new,” … Continue reading

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CNS “nuclear football” prevents news coverage gaps during historic move

VATICAN CITY — After 19 years located in an apartment building half mile from the Vatican, Catholic News Service’s Rome bureau was ready for a move — to fresher digs and closer to the action. As anyone who has ever … Continue reading

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