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Two saints’ feasts ‘can cure our amnesia’ on immigration

Here is a reflection written by the vice president of mission for Catholic Extension, a national Catholic fundraising organization based in Chicago that builds churches and aids the Catholic Church in America’s poorest places. Looking ahead to two important feast … Continue reading

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Wanted: Humble shepherd, clear communicator, world traveler

VATICAN CITY — Four years ago today, 115 cardinal-electors chose a new pope. Inspired through prayer and the Holy Spirit, the men sought to elect the best pastor for this particular moment in the church and the world. We here … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ words on women

By Junno Arocho Esteves ROME (CNS) — International Women’s Day is a day that celebrates the social, cultural, political and economic achievements of women. Pope Francis has often spoken on their achievements and contributions to the church, but has honored their … Continue reading

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Faith leaders’ ongoing reaction to Trump ban on refugees

UPDATED Feb. 10. WASHINGTON (CNS) — This morning the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration welcomed the federal appeals court ruling Feb. 9 that upheld a temporary restraining order against President Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees from … Continue reading

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Beware of scammers trying to sell papal audience tickets, Pope Francis says

Tickets to his general audiences and his public Masses are free. Don’t be fooled, he told people at his audience today.      

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Most popular print stories for 2016

By Jim Lackey Well, this might be a surprise! Or maybe not. Our list below of the year’s most popular print stories looks nothing like our list of most popular video stories for 2016. But if we’ve learned anything in … Continue reading

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Most popular CNS video stories in 2016

By Jim Lackey It’s the end of the year and, like it or not, you’re getting flooded with top story picks for 2016. We’ll make this easy on you: These are the top 12 most-viewed video stories on our YouTube … Continue reading

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