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Thumbnail pope francis in st peters square february 6 2016 credit alexey gotovskiy cna Pope Francis to meet Holocaust survivors during Auschwitz visit

Vatican City, Jul 20, 2016 / 01:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Though rumors have been floating for some time, the Vatican confirmed that the Pope will...

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Thumbnail laptop credit a and i kruk shutterstock cna Republican Party takes anti-porn stance – but is it hypocritical?

Cleveland, Ohio, Jul 20, 2016 / 02:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It merited only one paragraph in the 2016 GOP platform, but the party’s stand against...

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Thumbnail pope francis in st peters square during the wednesday general audience june 8 2016 credit martha caldern cna cna 6 8 16 Pope Francis is ready for World Youth Day – are you?

Vatican City, Jul 20, 2016 / 09:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Even though World Youth Day doesn't start until next week, thousands of pilgrims from...

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Thumbnail krakow wyd credit marco mancini cna Catechetical youth site aims to share mercy at World Youth Day

Krakow, Poland, Jul 19, 2016 / 11:32 am (CNA).- Poland has been known as the heart of the Divine Mercy devotion since the 1930s and also boasts the...

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Thumbnail baptism on high seas credit catholic military chaplaincy cna Baptism at sea – refugee child born during boat rescue

Munich, Germany, Jul 20, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the midst of her stressful overseas voyage to Europe, Vivian, a very pregnant...

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Thumbnail rb treuchtlingen gemnden german regional train credit slzi via wikipedia cc by sa 30 cna Local bishop expresses dismay over German train attack

Würzburg, Germany, Jul 19, 2016 / 11:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of Monday night's terror attack by an Afghan Islamist on a train and...

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Thumbnail carmenhernandez190716 Neocatechumenal Way co-founder Carmen Hernandez dies at 85

Madrid, Spain, Jul 19, 2016 / 11:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Carmen Hernandez, co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way, died today at home in Madrid,...

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Thumbnail courtroom statue of justice credit sebra shutterstock cna Inspired by Pope Francis, California legal clinic offers free services

Oakland, Calif., Jul 19, 2016 / 12:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Free legal counsel and advice may sound too good to be true, but in the Diocese of...

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Thumbnail republican national convention in cleveland ohio on july 19 2016 credit jeff swensen getty images cna 1 What Catholics have to say about the GOP platform

Cleveland, Ohio, Jul 19, 2016 / 04:26 pm (CNA).- The detailed platform adopted by the Republican Party this week received mixed reactions among...

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Thumbnail our lady of czestochowa credit catholic church of england and wales via flickr cc by nc sa 20 filter added cna Who is 'the Black Madonna' and why is she so important?

Rome, Italy, Jul 19, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Our Lady of Czestochowa, also known as the “Black Madonna,” will be one of Pope Francis'...

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Thumbnail coptic icon of the 21 martyrs of libya credit tony rezk cna 5 13 15jpg Remember the Copts ISIS martyred in Libya? This priest does.

Minya, Egypt, Jul 19, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For Christians in Egypt, the possibility of martyrdom is not a remote one. “It is something...

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Thumbnail church credit jeremy noble via flickr cc by 20 cna Americans think statute of limitations laws should be applied equally

Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Jul 18, 2016 / 03:54 pm (CNA).- By a 2-to-1 margin, Americans believe it is unfair to extend the statute of limitations...

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Thumbnail mons georg gnswein 1 at the vatican press conference presenting the cd cantate domino by sistine chapel on sept 29 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 9 29 15 Archbishop Ganswein calls German Church Tax 'a serious problem'

Munich, Germany, Jul 18, 2016 / 09:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Georg Ganswein has criticized the German Church Tax process, calling its...

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Thumbnail memorial for the three police officers who were shot and killed in an ambush on july 18 2016 in baton rouge louisiana credit sean gardner getty images cna Only Christ offers answers in our violent world, Baton Rouge bishop says

Baton Rouge, La., Jul 18, 2016 / 02:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Jesus Christ’s triumph over death, despair and hate should move us forward after a...

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Thumbnail church of the resurrection russia credit dorli photography via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna New religious laws in Russia not expected to hurt Catholic Church

Moscow, Russia, Jul 17, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Last week, despite protests from religious leaders and human rights groups, Russian...

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Thumbnail 20160715t0508 1044 cns nice terrorist attack Pope leads prayers for victims of Nice attack

Vatican City, Jul 17, 2016 / 06:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday, Pope Francis led the crowds in St. Peter's Square in prayers for the victims of...

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Thumbnail golden rays of sun credit kosmos111 shutterstock cna Film on miracles intends to explain the inexplicable

Swansea, United Kingdom, Jul 17, 2016 / 05:09 am (CNA).- For both skeptics and believers, miracles have captivated people’s attention for thousands...

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Thumbnail florida department of corrections execution chamber 1 credit florida state correctional facility cna 10 27 15 California bishops urge voters to reject the death penalty this fall

Los Angeles, Calif., Jul 16, 2016 / 02:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday, the bishops of California announced their support of a state ballot...

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