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Eliminating any difference between sexes ‘is not right,’ pope says

Eliminating any difference between sexes ‘is not right,’ pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 5, 2017 | 10 Comments

While societies must find a way to overcome the subjugation of women, pretending there are no differences between men and women or even using technology to change a person’s sex is not the answer, Pope Francis said.

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Bishops: Amend repeal bill to protect poor, keep ban on abortion coverage

Bishops: Amend repeal bill to protect poor, keep ban on abortion coverage

| Julie Asher | September 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

The latest version of a Republican measure in the Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act must be amended to protect poor and vulnerable Americans, said the chairmen of four U.S. bishops’ committees.

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Attack on police near Notre Dame cathedral shakes Paris

Attack on police near Notre Dame cathedral shakes Paris

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

A man was shot after an apparent hammer attack on police officers at Paris police headquarters next to the Cathedral of Notre Dame on Tuesday.

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Pope horrified by ‘unacceptable massacre’ in Syria

Pope horrified by ‘unacceptable massacre’ in Syria

| Junno Arocho Esteves | April 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis strongly condemned a shocking chemical attack in Syria that left some 70 people, including at least 10 children, dead.

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Pope Francis has a special message for the Super Bowl

Pope Francis has a special message for the Super Bowl

| February 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the Patriots and the Falcons gear up for Super Bowl LI, Pope Francis sent a message to both players and viewers, saying the game is an opportunity to show solidarity and build virtue.

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For Somali refugees, Catholic agencies ‘welcome the stranger’

For Somali refugees, Catholic agencies ‘welcome the stranger’

| Kevin Jones | January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Somali couple with three children is seeking a new life in Minnesota thanks to a Catholic Charities’ resettlement program that cites a Christian imperative for its work.

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Pope calls out apathy, greed preventing the end of human trafficking

Pope calls out apathy, greed preventing the end of human trafficking

| Carol Glatz | November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Indifference, criminal networks and powerful economic interests still pose a challenge to those fighting against human trafficking, Pope Francis said.

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New technology unveils contents of ancient Biblical scrolls

New technology unveils contents of ancient Biblical scrolls

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the first time in centuries, an ancient Biblical scroll could be read, thanks to a computer scanning technology that can reconstruct a clear text from damaged, unreadable material.

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World Youth Day leaders tell pilgrims to prepare sensibly, spiritually

World Youth Day leaders tell pilgrims to prepare sensibly, spiritually

| Colleen Dulle | July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

As World Youth Day approaches, U.S. organizers offered tips on how pilgrims can prepare logistically, spiritually and even digitally.

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After Prince’s death, Vatican praise for his rare gift of music

After Prince’s death, Vatican praise for his rare gift of music

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The death of the songwriter, singer and music producer Prince drew reactions from the Vatican and praise for his musical talent.

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New healthcare resource links Catholic patients, providers

New healthcare resource links Catholic patients, providers

| Adelaide Mena | July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new healthcare website hopes to link together Catholic patients and healthcare providers in order to address the cultural challenges facing Catholics around the country.

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Young nun wows judges on Italy’s ‘The Voice’

Young nun wows judges on Italy’s ‘The Voice’

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sr. Cristina Scuccia is a 25 year old member of the Ursuline Sisters of the Holy Family who has appeared on “The Voice of Italy,” a reality show akin to “American Idol” or “Britain’s Got Talent.”

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