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How do you celebrate Valentine's Day? Catholic Online would like to invite you to take our short Valentine's survey. Sharing your opinion will help ...

10 important things to consider during Lent

10 important things to consider during Lent Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Every year we give something up for Lent. Sometimes picking what to give up is hard and other times we consider doing something extra to really ...

Santa Muerte gains popularity throughout Mexico - Will Pope Francis react during his visit?

Santa Muerte gains popularity throughout Mexico - Will Pope Francis react during his visit? Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Despite the Catholic Church openly saying Santa Muerte is not recognized as a saint, the death saint continues to spread in popularity among Mexican ...

Bible-themed luxury resort to be built in San Diego?

Bible-themed luxury resort to be built in San Diego? Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Televangelist Morris Cerullo has been attempting to build a Bible-themed luxury resort for the past few years - and now there is only one more hurdle ...

What the Catholic Church should do about this new serious problem among the young

What the Catholic Church should do about this new serious problem among the young Watch

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By Joan Frawley Desmond, National Catholic Register

When recent headlines marked a spike in drug overdoses for white, middle-class Americans, the news saddened but did not surprise Deacon Timothy ...

Pope Francis gives priests advice on being good confessors

Pope Francis gives priests advice on being good confessors Watch

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By CNA/EWTN News

Priests who are good confessors must recognize their own sins in order to forgive and comfort penitents, Pope Francis said one day before the ...

POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE: Ash Wednesday (FULL TEXT: English)

POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE: Ash Wednesday (FULL TEXT: English) Watch

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By Pope Francis, Libreria Editrice Vaticana

Dear brothers and sisters, good morning and good path of Lent!It is beautiful and also significant to have this hearing at this Ash Wednesday. We ...

Pope Francis' message for Lent (FULL TEXT: ENGLISH)

Pope Francis' message for Lent (FULL TEXT: ENGLISH) Watch

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By Pope Franics, Vatican Radio

"I desire mercy, and not sacrifice" (Mt 9:13).The works of mercy on the road of the Jubilee

MAKE YOURSELF COUNT! Complete this quick Ash Wednesday survey

MAKE YOURSELF COUNT! Complete this quick Ash Wednesday survey

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Catholic Online is conducting a global survey on Ash Wednesday practices. Each reader is asked to participate once. The survey will take less than a ...

'There is nowhere else for us to go': Nuns who feed homeless face eviction after rent nearly doubles

'There is nowhere else for us to go': Nuns who feed homeless face eviction after rent nearly doubles Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The cost of living in San Francisco has skyrocketed to the point that and new reports indicate Bay Area housing has reached such heights that the ...

The 'Martyred Country': Pope Francis' powerful words on Syria

The 'Martyred Country': Pope Francis' powerful words on Syria Watch

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By Ann Schneible, CNA/EWTN News

The plight of Syrian civilians involved in the nation's ongoing conflict was at the heart of Pope Francis' appeal to the international community ...

Premature baby declared dead wakes minutes before being cremated

Premature baby declared dead wakes minutes before being cremated Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

An An was a premature child born in Jinhua, China on January 8. Sadly, the boy was declared dead less than one month later. He was kept in the ...

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS: February 7, 2016 (FULL TEXT: ENGLISH)

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS: February 7, 2016 (FULL TEXT: ENGLISH) Watch

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By Pope Francis

Dear brothers and sisters, Goodmorning!The Gospel of this Sunday says - in the drafting of St. Luke - the call of the first disciples of Jesus ( Lk ...

Is this where the Annunciation took place? Ancient artwork sheds light an old mystery about the Virgin Mary

Is this where the Annunciation took place? Ancient artwork sheds light an old mystery about the Virgin Mary Watch

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One of the oldest depictions of the Virgin Mary is casting new light on the Annunciation. A new look at an ancient depiction in the Yale University ...

'What We Did When Mummy Got Cancer': Mother's heartbreaking discovery and the emotional way she told her children

'What We Did When Mummy Got Cancer': Mother's heartbreaking discovery and the emotional way she told her children Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

When Katherine Simpson-Jacobs realized she had breast cancer, she had no idea how to tell her daughters. After several weeks of worry, she realized ...

Pope Francis will travel to Mexico as a messenger for peace

Pope Francis will travel to Mexico as a messenger for peace Watch

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By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

Pope Francis will leave for Mexico in just over a week. In a new interview with a Mexican news agency, he told citizens of the crime-ridden ...

How do presidents pray? The beginning of a beautiful tradition

How do presidents pray? The beginning of a beautiful tradition Watch

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By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

This morning marks the 64th annual National Prayer Breakfast and President Obama's last time attending the remarkable tradition while in office. 

Sparks fly over Pope Francis' interview with Asia Times

Sparks fly over Pope Francis' interview with Asia Times Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Pope Francis' exclusive interview on Tuesday afternoon has been met with harsh criticism. Though the pontiff spoke highly of the country, he steered ...

Sis boom bah! American Circus cheerleaders perform for Pope Francis at the Vatican

Sis boom bah! American Circus cheerleaders perform for Pope Francis at the Vatican Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Following his general audience at the Vatican, Pope Francis enjoyed cheers, acrobatics and juggling performed by the Italian troupe "American Circus."

Before priests, nuns drop 'gossip bombs,' - bite your tongue, Pope Francis commands

Before priests, nuns drop 'gossip bombs,' - bite your tongue, Pope Francis commands Watch

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"Bite your tongue!" That is the orders of Pope Francis, who said that gossip loving priests and nuns are hindering their cause by the spreading of ...

'I'm gay and I'm a priest, period': Chicago priest opens up about his same sex attraction

'I'm gay and I'm a priest, period': Chicago priest opens up about his same sex attraction Watch

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Twenty-three years after joining the clergy as a priest, Father Michael Shanahan, the pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes parish in Chicago, has publicly ...

4 Ways to pray when your spouse struggles

4 Ways to pray when your spouse struggles Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Perhaps your relationship is struggling because one of you is involved in less than Godly activities, struggles with addiction, is experiencing ...

Pope Francis: The actor?

Pope Francis: The actor? Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

In the upcoming film "Beyond the Sun," Pope Francis will be making his acting debut.

'We're family now': Bittersweet moment a mother hears her son's beating heart in a little gir's chest

'We're family now': Bittersweet moment a mother hears her son's beating heart in a little gir's chest Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

After losing her 7-month-old son, Lukas, Heather Clark was able to hear his heart beating once again - from the chest of a 4-year-old girl.

Making a Difference - Abortion: out of sight, out of mind

Making a Difference - Abortion: out of sight, out of mind Watch

Marriage & Family

By Tony Magliano

Due to the blizzard that hit the mid-Atlantic, my bus never made it to the 43rd March for Life in Washington, D.C. But thousands of others were able ...

God sends nun to save elderly man's life

God sends nun to save elderly man's life Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

In a story that sounds like the plot of a religious film, a nun, who stepped outside to pray, heard the cries of an elderly man caught beneath a tree ...

'One of the meanest things I've ever seen in my life': One man's heartbreaking plea goes viral

'One of the meanest things I've ever seen in my life': One man's heartbreaking plea goes viral Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

In a heartbreaking video that Mary Beth Beamer posted to Facebook, her husband, Alan Beamer, begs for his friends and family to visit like they used to.

JUBILEE OF MERCY: Meeting of the Holy Father Francis with Participants in the Jubilee of Consecrated Life (FULL TEXT: English)

JUBILEE OF MERCY: Meeting of the Holy Father Francis with Participants in the Jubilee of Consecrated Life (FULL TEXT: English) Watch

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By Pope Franics

Dear sisters and brothers ,I prepared a speech for the occasion on the issues of religious life and on the three pillars; there are others, but three ...