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Muslim Refugee Hails Pope Francis As The Example Of Religion

Vatican City, Feb 17, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Nur Essa, a Muslim Syrian woman whose family was brought to Rome from Lesbos by Pope Francis last April, said that the openness he has shown to those of different faiths has deeply impressed her. “For me, I was surprised,” she told CNA. “(He...

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Liturgy: Lectors As Servant-Leaders - To Think And Live In The Presence Of Love

Father Henri Nouwen, reflecting on prayer in his book “Clowning in Rome,” offered this insight: “To pray unceasingly means to think and live in the presence of love.” The Liturgy of the Word at Mass is a prayer of listening, thinking, living and resting in the presence of God-love. In the...

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Messages From Alleged Denver Visionary Not Approved By Church

Denver, Colo., Feb 16, 2017 / 02:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- New claims that messages from alleged visionary Charlie Johnston have been approved by the Church are false, the Archdiocese of Denver clarified on Wednesday.   Mrs. Beckie Hesse, who posts on Johnston’s blog under the name “Beckita,”...

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Perspective

Raise your hand if you have crisis fatigue. Even before the election results were in, there seemed to be a tendency in the media and in the general population as well to gravitate from one crisis to the next. Regardless of which side of the political fence one is on — or if one is actually...

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In Latest Round Of Meetings, Papal Advisors Cover Court, Bishop Selection

Vatican City, Feb 15, 2017 / 08:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis and his Council of Cardinals met for the 18th time this week to continue discussion on reforming the Roman Curia, focusing on how new bishops are chosen and the streamlining of several offices, including the Vatican...

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Vatican's Top Legal Aide Says Divorced-And-Remarried May Receive Communion

Vatican City, Feb 14, 2017 / 05:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The head of the Vatican office charged with interpreting Church law has said that divorced-and-remarried persons who want to change their situation but cannot, may be admitted to Communion without living in continence. “The Church could...

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Fatima Nun Has 15,000 Pages Of Evidence For Beatification Cause

Fatima, Portugal, Feb 14, 2017 / 11:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions approaches, Portuguese Catholic Church officials announced on Monday that thousands of pages have been gathered to testify to the holiness of Sister Lucia dos Santos – one of the...

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What Egypt's Catholic Bishops Said To Pope Francis

Vatican City, Feb 14, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A special invitation to visit Egypt was delivered to Pope Francis by Coptic Catholic bishops during their ad limina visit Feb. 6, during which they also gave a report on the state of the Church in their country. “It was a formal...

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Don't Let Small Resentments Turn Into Something Worse, Pope Francis Warns

Vatican City, Feb 13, 2017 / 10:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Monday spoke about what it means to kill your brother in your heart, which, may be something as small as envy or bitterness, and if left to grow, can lead to even worse things, such as war or actual murder. Most people have...

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Amid Controversy, Council Of Cardinals Backs Pope Francis

Vatican City, Feb 13, 2017 / 10:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of several contentious events surrounding the Vatican recently, Pope Francis' advisory board in his ongoing reform of the Roman Curia affirmed their support of the Pope and his work. On behalf of the group, Cardinal Oscar...

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Meet The Creole Nun Who Risked Her Life To Teach Slaves

New Orleans, La., Feb 12, 2017 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Venerable Henriette DeLille, born a “free woman of color” before the Civil War, had all the makings of a life of relative ease before her. Born in 1812 to a wealthy French father and a free Creole woman of Spanish, French and African...

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Pope: Christ Came To Help Us Fulfil The Commandments' Substance

Vatican City, Feb 12, 2017 / 09:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christ's Sermon on the Mount shows that he wanted to fulfil the law of Moses, not abolish it, Pope Francis said Sunday during his Angelus address. He “wants to help his listeners to achieve a reinterpretation of the Mosaic law. What was said...

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Without Women, There Is No Harmony In The World, Pope Francis Says

Vatican City, Feb 10, 2017 / 03:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A woman’s value is not based on her material accomplishments, but simply in the beauty and harmony she brings to the world, just by her very being, Pope Francis said. While neither man nor woman is superior to the other, they play different...

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The Pope And The Russian Orthodox Patriarch Met A Year Ago. Here's What's Next.

Rome, Italy, Feb 12, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- One year ago marked a historic first meeting between a Pope and a Russian Orthodox Patriarch. Now, the Vatican and the Moscow Patriarchate will celebrate the meeting’s anniversary with a conference at Switzerland’s Freibourg...

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Vatican Appoints Pastoral Envoy To Medjugorje

Vatican City, Feb 11, 2017 / 09:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Archbishop Henryk Hoser of Warszawa-Praga as a delegate of the Holy See to look into the pastoral situation at Medjugore, the site of alleged Marian apparitions in Bosnia and Herzegovina. “The mission...