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SSPX confessions valid during Jubilee, Pope Francis declares - many pray schism will end

SSPX confessions valid during Jubilee, Pope Francis declares - many pray schism will end Watch

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Absolutions granted by priests of the Fraternity of St. Pius X (SSPX) will have the full support of the Pope Francis and the Church during the ...

POPE FRANCIS ISSUES EXTRAORDINARY INDULGENCE - Here's how you and others can obtain it

POPE FRANCIS ISSUES EXTRAORDINARY INDULGENCE - Here's how you and others can obtain it Watch

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Pope Francis is issuing a Jubilee Indulgence that he hopes will allow people to experience God's mercy and grace. In preparation for the coming ...

Priest asks, what would St. Francis of Assisi do if he were alive today?

Priest asks, what would St. Francis of Assisi do if he were alive today? Watch

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By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

On the first World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the preacher to the papal household said that St. Francis of Assisi is a key model in ...

Homeless grow large garden for food in Atlanta

Homeless grow large garden for food in Atlanta Watch

Home & Food

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Homeless people come together and plant a garden to provide food for a shelter in Atlanta.

Stranded in Portugal, couple unexpectedly births twins and meets tragedy

Stranded in Portugal, couple unexpectedly births twins and meets tragedy Watch

Marriage & Family

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Fred and Kim Spratt desperately want to return home to New Jersey after their romantic "babymoon" to Portugal ended in tragedy. 

Catholic lawmakers asked by Pope to rally for pro-life, immigrants and persecuted Christians

Catholic lawmakers asked by Pope to rally for pro-life, immigrants and persecuted Christians Watch

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By Ann Schneible, CNA/EWTN News

On Sunday, Pope Francis urged Catholic legislators to be protectors of human life, calling them to "be strong" against a throwaway culture marked ...

The World Meeting of Families is coming: Here's what you can learn from the event

The World Meeting of Families is coming: Here's what you can learn from the event Watch

Marriage & Family

By CNA/EWTN News

The World Meeting of Families event next month in Philadelphia aims to lead families to know their importance as a gift from God and to help them ...

Twin Strangers meet online and discover shocking similarities

Twin Strangers meet online and discover shocking similarities Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The website twinstrangers.com brought together 23-year-old Ambra and 33-year-old Jennifer in an astonishing doppleganger encounter.

Special needs students hope they will be remembered during Pope's U.S. visit

Special needs students hope they will be remembered during Pope's U.S. visit Watch

Marriage & Family

By Matt Hadro, CNA/EWTN News

A group representing Catholic students with intellectual disabilities is hoping a U.S. visit from Pope Francis could spark nothing less than a ...

7 important things couples need to discuss before marriage

7 important things couples need to discuss before marriage Watch

Marriage & Family

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Most people think the wedding is perfect if everything they had planned for the event was successfully enacted - the dress, the entourage, the food, ...

Hero teen keeps dad alive in the wilderness for two days

Hero teen keeps dad alive in the wilderness for two days Watch

Marriage & Family

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

David Finlayson and his 13-year-old son Charlie have a stronger bond now after the teen heroically saved his father from death following a terrible ...

Bishop Melki, executed after he refused to convert to Islam in 1915 has been beatified

Bishop Melki, executed after he refused to convert to Islam in 1915 has been beatified Watch

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Martyred during the Assyrian Genocide in 1915, Bishop Melki is on the road towards sainthood with his beatification this past weekend. Killed in ...

For the first time we can see how BEAUTIFUL the 'real' Saint Rose was. Scientists have reconstruct her likeness

For the first time we can see how BEAUTIFUL the 'real' Saint Rose was. Scientists have reconstruct her likeness Watch

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By CNA/EWTN News

The face of the first saint of the New World may be better known than ever; thanks to a team of scientists, that has analyzed the skull of Saint ...

One mother's plea sparks a life-changing organization for families in need

One mother's plea sparks a life-changing organization for families in need Watch

Marriage & Family

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

When families are devastated with unfortunate life events, children are sometimes positioned to become a collateral damage in an often overburdened ...

Hilarious video captures American children taste-testing school lunches from around the world

Hilarious video captures American children taste-testing school lunches from around the world Watch

Home & Food

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

American children were filmed trying seven different foreign school lunches and most were met with disapproval. The video by Cut.com quickly became ...

Chinese welder builds life-size Transformer for son

Chinese welder builds life-size Transformer for son Watch

Marriage & Family

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

After his son requested a bigger model of Bumblebee, the famous yellow autobot from the blockbuster hit Transformers, one father went above and ...

Quest for God is modern world's biggest challenge, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI says

Quest for God is modern world's biggest challenge, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI says Watch

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By Andrea Gagliarducci, CNA/EWTN News

Benedict XVI considers the quest for God to be contemporary society's foremost challenge, according to one of the emeritus Pope's former ...

Pilgrimage with Pope Francis - THIRD STATION - St. Joachim, patron of fathers

Pilgrimage with Pope Francis - THIRD STATION - St. Joachim, patron of fathers

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Welcome to the third station on our virtual pilgrimage to Philadelphia with Pope Francis ahead of the World Meeting of Families. Let us pray!

Priest to lead pilgrims on 104 mile walk to see Pope Francis in Philly - Here's how you too can make a pilgrimage

Priest to lead pilgrims on 104 mile walk to see Pope Francis in Philly - Here's how you too can make a pilgrimage Watch

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An intrepid group of about 20 pilgrims will be making the 104 mile walk from Baltimore to Philadelphia to attend Mass with Pope Francis.

Unusual book of prophetic warnings mysteriously appears at Philidelphia residents' doors

Unusual book of prophetic warnings mysteriously appears at Philidelphia residents' doors Watch

Marriage & Family

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Costing them nothing, Philadelphia residents have received their own copies of "The Great Controversy," a Christian book analyzing the prophetic ...

Philadelphia prison inmates design chair for Pope Francis, and hope he will pray with them - Victims want their voices heard too

Philadelphia prison inmates design chair for Pope Francis, and hope he will pray with them - Victims want their voices heard too Watch

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Pope Francis will meet with prison inmates during his visit to Philadelphia. In anticipation of this arrival, inmates have built him a special chair ...

Pope Francis declares parents tasked with teaching their children how to pray

Pope Francis declares parents tasked with teaching their children how to pray Watch

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By Ann Schneible, CNA/EWTN News

On Wednesday, Pope Francis continued his weekly catechesis on the family, saying that parents have the responsibility to teach their children to ...

Atheists force portrait of Jesus out of Kansas public school

Atheists force portrait of Jesus out of Kansas public school Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Local residents in Chanute, Kansas expressed anger after the atheist group Freedom From Religion Foundation successfully filed a petition for the ...

Viral video shows 5-year-old boy's heartwarming reaction to mother's pregnancy

Viral video shows 5-year-old boy's heartwarming reaction to mother's pregnancy Watch

Marriage & Family

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A five-year-old boy living in Scunthorpe, UK expressed an adorable reaction when his mother, Sarah Bromby, told him he would be a big brother soon.