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VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Christians always have hope, no
matter how bleak, bad or uncertain the journey, because they know God is always
by their side, Pope Francis said.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- While searching for a connection today often
means looking for Wi-Fi, Pope Francis said real connections between people are
the only hope for the future.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (CNS) -- A
priest's "office hours" are unlimited and the priesthood is not
solely focused on administrative work, the apostolic nuncio to the United
States told students at the nation's only Vatican-affiliated seminary.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Praying that God would
protect Egypt from all evil, Pope Francis told the nation's people that a world
torn apart by indiscriminate violence needs courageous builders of peace,
dialogue and justice.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Despite the ongoing risk of
terrorism, Pope Francis planned to travel to Egypt as a sign of being close to
the people there, said Greg Burke, Vatican spokesman.
OAKLAND, Calif. (CNS) -- A new
shiny truck is bringing food to senior citizens in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood and
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Mercy is a true form of knowledge that
allows men and women to understand the mystery of God's love for humanity, Pope
ROME (CNS) -- The Christian church today needs believers who
witness each day to the power of God's love, but it also needs the heroic
witness of those who stand up to hatred even when it means giving up their
lives, Pope Francis said.
(CNS) -- With religious persecution against Christians on the rise worldwide,
it is important for other Christians to stand in solidarity with them, said
Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington.
(CNS) -- American Catholics will have an opportunity to become modern-day
missionaries during the weekend of April 29-30 by simply dropping money in a collection
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis' visit to Egypt, a land
increasingly marked by terrorist-led bloodshed, stands as part of his mission
to inspire and encourage today's actors in theaters of violence to change the
script and set a new stage.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- For all his love of politics and the "frothy media excitement" that surrounds it,
Stephen F. Schneck is hardly a political animal.
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