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NEW YORK (CNS) -- Look! Up in the sky! It's Superman! And he's
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Tributes from business leaders and
politicians alike described Jennifer Riordan -- the 43-year-old passenger who
died April 17 from injuries suffered on Southwest Flight 1380 when its engine exploded -- as a devoted
mother, community leader, mentor and volunteer.
(CNS) -- Sometimes the best opportunities result from a mix of asking and
having things fall into your lap.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Begging Pope Francis to help his
son, Alfie, Tom Evans met with the pontiff, pleading for "asylum" in
Italy so his seriously ill son may receive care and not be euthanized in
ROME (CNS) -- After circling a massive, crumbling public
housing complex on the outskirts of Rome, Pope Francis had an emotional
encounter with the neighborhood's children.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Christian freedom is being free
from worldly ambition, fashion and passion and being open to God's will, Pope
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- During an April 11 homily in Washington,
Salvadoran Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas said the canonization of Blessed
Oscar Romero will "probably" be in Rome and "probably" take
place at end of October after a meeting of bishops.
VATICAN CITY (CNS)
-- In a letter to the bishops of Chile, Pope Francis apologized for
underestimating the seriousness of the sexual abuse crisis in the country
following a recent investigation into allegations concerning Bishop Juan Barros
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Catholic Church in Latin America
must recognize and appreciate the role of women and end the practice of using
them solely as submissive laborers in the parish, said members of a pontifical
(CNS) -- A picture of a young Palestinian boy, with dark, soulful eyes and a bit
of a dirty face, hangs on the back wall of Stephen Colecchi's office at the U.S. Conference of
Catholic Bishops in Washington.
For the first time in 500 years,
Lutherans in Sweden are welcoming Catholics to celebrate Masses in Lund cathedral.
The historic cathedral, formerly the site of bitter religious feuding, has
become a site of interfaith friendship since Pope Francis held a service there
CITY (CNS) -- God calls all Christians to be saints -- not plastic statues of
saints, but real people who make time for prayer and who show loving care for
others in the simplest gestures, Pope Francis said in his new document on
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