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Pastor reflects on 10th anniversary of Sandy Hook school shooting

RYE, N.Y. (CNS) — Ten years ago, Newtown, Connecticut was catapulted into the national spotlight...

Give joyful witness and lobby hard for families, pope tells Italian groups

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Italy’s declining birthrate is alarming, and groups that assist Italian families...

Ukrainian government says it will investigate Orthodox linked to Moscow

LVIV, Ukraine (CNS) — The Ukrainian government said it would sanction members of the Ukrainian...

Moravian star factory: 125 years of Christmas — and geometry

HERRNHUT, Germany (CNS) — Almost 800,000 Moravian stars in various sizes and colors will leave...

Ukrainian American deacon urges prayers for Ukraine in winter months

ST. LOUIS (CNS) — Ukrainian Americans and newly arrived Ukrainian immigrants in the Midwest spent...

Bishop Barron disappointed by Senate passage of Respect for Marriage Act

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life...

Pope to travel to Congo, make ecumenical peace pilgrimage to South Sudan

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — After postponing his trip last July, Pope Francis has rescheduled for...

Pope Francis closes 2022 with this intention for which he asks the whole Church to pray

Commitment and “working with the people”: for Francis, “being a volunteer who helps others is a choice that makes us free; it opens us to other people’s needs.”

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USA: Bishop Barron responds to LGBT bill passed by Senate

The bill will also heighten the threats to religious liberty that have persisted after the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision of 2015.

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Pope Francis: New date confirmed for historic Ecumenical Peace Pilgrimage to South Sudan adn Congo

The long-awaited visit was due to take place in July of this year, but was postponed after the Vatican announced that Pope Francis would not be able to travel on advice from his doctors.

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