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Catholic workers say U.S. aid cuts to Palestinians could be disastrous

Catholic workers say U.S. aid cuts to Palestinians could be disastrous

| Judith Sudilovsky | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. budgetary cuts to humanitarian aid institutions helping Palestinians could lead to long-term disastrous consequences, said Catholic aid workers in the region.

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Rescue workers continue search for missing Filipinos after typhoon

Rescue workers continue search for missing Filipinos after typhoon

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rescue workers continued the search for missing Filipinos trapped in an abandoned mine Sept. 17, two days after Typhoon Mangkhut hit the northern Philippines.

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Path to healing starts with seeking forgiveness, Cardinal Wuerl says

Path to healing starts with seeking forgiveness, Cardinal Wuerl says

| Mark Zimmermann | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A “Season of Healing” for sexual abuse survivors began in the Archdiocese of Washington with a Sept. 14 Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle.

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Christians without mercy live like worldly pagans, pope says

Christians without mercy live like worldly pagans, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Christians are not defined by their baptism but by whether they live their lives according to God’s command to love their enemies, Pope Francis said.

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The meaning of life is love, pope says

The meaning of life is love, pope says

| Carol Glatz | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today, more than ever, the world needs a revolution of tenderness, Pope Francis said.

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Algerian martyrs to be beatified in Algeria Dec. 8

Algerian martyrs to be beatified in Algeria Dec. 8

| Cindy Wooden | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The beatification of 19 martyrs of Algeria, including the seven Trappist monks of Tibhirine, will be celebrated Dec. 8 in Oran, Algeria, the country’s bishops announced.

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Pope says he hopes to visit Mozambique in 2019

Pope says he hopes to visit Mozambique in 2019

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The president of Mozambique announced that Pope Francis plans to visit the country next year.

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Church officials in Philippines prepare ‘surge team’ for super typhoon

Church officials in Philippines prepare ‘surge team’ for super typhoon

| September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The social action arm of the Philippine Catholic Church has convened its “surge team” as super Typhoon Mangkhut threatened the country in mid-September.

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To Europe’s periphery: Pope to visit Baltic nations in late September

To Europe’s periphery: Pope to visit Baltic nations in late September

| Cindy Wooden | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will travel to the eastern periphery of Europe to honor a faith that withstood a Nazi invasion and five decades of communist dictatorship and now is striving to help people live in freedom as authentic disciples of Christ.

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