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VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump spent 30 minutes
speaking privately in the library of the Apostolic Palace May 24, and as the
president left, he told the pope, "I won't forget what you said."
MANCHESTER, England (CNS) -- Pope Francis decried the
"barbaric attack" on concertgoers in Manchester, adding his voice to
Catholic leaders dismayed at what British officials said was the deadliest case
of terrorism since 2005.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Tens of thousands of Haitians enrolled under the Temporary Protected Status program can stay in the United States until at least January.
JERUSALEM (CNS) -- Following his official welcome to
Jerusalem by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, U.S. President Donald Trump began
his two-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories with a private
visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Western Wall.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis announced he will create
five new cardinals June 28; the new cardinals-designate come from Mali, Spain,
Sweden, Laos and El Salvador.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The devil would like to see a
church that never takes any risks, never speaks out with the truth and just
settles on being wishy-washy, comfortable and business-savvy, Pope Francis
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis, who described himself as
coming from "the ends of the earth," continues to go to the far
reaches of the globe to seek those who will advise him and possibly elect the
VATICAN CITY (CNS) --
Consecrated women are called to be prophets of hope and joy in the world and
avoid putting on a superficial joy that withers the soul, Pope Francis said.
ROME (CNS) -- The sin committed most frequently in
Christian parishes and groups is bad-mouthing and backstabbing each other,
which not only divides the community, it drives away people who come seeking
God, Pope Francis said.
(CNS) -- Decrease military spending and help the poor, said the U.S. bishops in
a May 19 letter addressed to Congress, before lawmakers prepare to work on the
federal budget for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Like parish priests throughout Italy
do during the Easter season, Pope Francis spent an afternoon May 19 going door
to door and blessing homes.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Despite a few pointed comments in the
past and fundamental differences on issues such as immigration, economic policy,
military spending and climate change, sparks are not expected to fly May 24
when Pope Francis welcomes U.S. President Donald Trump to the Vatican.
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