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Tests offer new information on date of site believed to be tomb of Christ

Tests offer new information on date of site believed to be tomb of Christ

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Scientists who helped restore a shrine above the site believed to be the place where Christ was buried say testing of samples has dated the tomb to at least the fourth century.

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Spanish cardinal says Church teaching rejects national independence

Spanish cardinal says Church teaching rejects national independence

| November 30, 2017 | 3 Comments

Less than one month before elections in Catalonia, a Spanish cardinal said Catholics everywhere are violating church teaching if they support pro-independence movements.

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Vatican continues annual Christmas raffle for charity

Vatican continues annual Christmas raffle for charity

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ raffle to benefit those in need will give even more people a chance to win a gift once owned by the pope.

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Pope arrives in Bangladesh, praises country’s welcome of Rohingya

Pope arrives in Bangladesh, praises country’s welcome of Rohingya

| Cindy Wooden | November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The government and people of Bangladesh have shown exemplary generosity in welcoming hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, despite great demands placed on already limited resources, Pope Francis said.

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Church calls for calm in Honduras as election results are delayed

Church calls for calm in Honduras as election results are delayed

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic leaders are calling for calm in Honduras as an unexpectedly close election careens toward a contentious outcome.

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2,400 faith leaders ask Senate to nix tax cut legislation

2,400 faith leaders ask Senate to nix tax cut legislation

| November 30, 2017 | 2 Comments

More than 2,400 religious faith leaders, including hundreds of Catholic women religious and dozens of priests, asked the U.S. Senate to vote down tax cut legislation.

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Buddhists, Christians must reclaim values that lead to peace, pope says

Buddhists, Christians must reclaim values that lead to peace, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Christians and Buddhists are called by faith to overcome evil with goodness and violence with peace, Pope Francis said during a meeting with leaders of Myanmar’s Buddhist community.

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Catholic school deluged after royal engagement announcement

Catholic school deluged after royal engagement announcement

| Carol Zimmermann | November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

When the news broke Nov. 27 of Meghan Markle’s engagement to Prince Harry, reporters descended upon the Los Angeles Catholic school Markle attended: Immaculate Heart High School and Middle School.

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Washington Archdiocese takes transit system to court over ad guidelines

Washington Archdiocese takes transit system to court over ad guidelines

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Washington filed suit in federal court Nov. 28 over the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s advertising guidelines after the transit system rejected an Advent and Christmas advertisement.

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Priest in Bangladesh missing before papal visit

Priest in Bangladesh missing before papal visit

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

A priest in Bangladesh who was helping prepare for the visit of Pope Francis has gone missing, just days before the papal visit.

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Using new media, National Geographic tells the story of Christ’s tomb

Using new media, National Geographic tells the story of Christ’s tomb

| Rhina Guidos | November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the modern-age, news about Jesus doesn’t just sell newspapers, it racks up page views, too.

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Archaeologist finds his human side at the tomb of Christ

Archaeologist finds his human side at the tomb of Christ

| Rhina Guidos | November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fred Hiebert’s identity is firmly grounded in academia and in his professional work as a scientist.

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