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VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Serving an average of more than 2,000
clients a day, the Vatican pharmacy may be one of the world's busiest in-person
dispensaries of pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter medicines, soaps, ointments
OXFORD, England (CNS) -- Spanish
church leaders urged prayers and national unity after two terrorist attacks
left at least 19 people dead.
CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis offered prayers for the victims of a terrorist
attack in Barcelona, Spain, that left at least 12 people dead and injured dozens of others.
EASTON, Pa. (CNS) -- A visitor
attending Mass at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church might not notice anything
unusual about the celebrant.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- U.S. Catholic parishes and schools
located in the 70-mile-wide path of the total solar eclipse Aug. 21 plan to take
part in this rare event with everything from providing parking spaces or
viewing sites to offering overnight retreats or all-day events with family activities
or scientific lectures.
WARSAW, Poland (CNS) -- A
cathedral named for St. Teresa of Kolkata is scheduled to be dedicated in
Kosovo on the 20th anniversary of her death.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican is celebrating the 100th
anniversary of the establishment of the Congregation for Eastern Churches, an
office that supports the Eastern Catholic churches and strives to ensure that
the universal Catholic Church treasures its diversity, including in liturgy,
spirituality and even canon law.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis offered his condolences
and his prayers to the people of Sierra Leone after flooding and a major
mudslide Aug. 14 led to the deaths of hundreds of people and displaced
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (CNS) -- Bow tie pasta with Chardonnay cheese sauce, fresh focaccia topped with herbs, a salad of fresh locally grown greens and made-from-scratch bread pudding aren't the usual fare for people in need of a free meal.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (CNS) -- Blessed Oscar Romero, the
murdered archbishop of San Salvador, is a martyr of hope, said Chilean Cardinal
Ricardo Ezzati, Pope Francis' envoy to the celebration of the centennial of the
(CNS) -- The Trump administration renews its commitment to the protection of
religious minority groups
threatened by the Islamic State in the Middle East, according to Secretary of
State Rex Tillerson in the preface of the annual State Department report on
international religious freedom, released Aug. 15.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In the aftermath of a chaos- and
hate-filled weekend in Virginia, Catholic bishops and groups throughout the
nation called for peace after three people died and several others were injured
following clashes between pacifists, protesters and white supremacists in
Charlottesville, Virginia, Aug. 11 and 12.
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