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10 important things to consider during Lent

10 important things to consider during Lent Watch

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Weak, vulnerable are most valuable in God's eyes, Pope Francis says

Weak, vulnerable are most valuable in God's eyes, Pope Francis says Watch

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By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

On Sunday, Pope Francis said that it's the weak and vulnerable who are most valuable in God's eyes, and stressed that it's always he who takes ...

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE 24th WORLD DAY OF THE SICK 2016 (Full Text: English)

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE 24th WORLD DAY OF THE SICK 2016 (Full Text: English) Watch

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By Pope Francis

Dear Brothers and Sisters,The twenty-fourth World Day of the Sick offers me an opportunity to draw particularly close to you, dear friends who are ...

Amazing Mercy Bus Project receives blessing from Pope Francis

Amazing Mercy Bus Project receives blessing from Pope Francis Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Pope Francis blessed the Diocese of Salford's Mercy Bus, which is a double-decker bus that features available priests to hear Confession.

One simple thing you can do to help strengthen the faith of millions

One simple thing you can do to help strengthen the faith of millions

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Millions of Catholics around the world trust Catholic.org. Why?

Child sex abuse scandal causes Archbishop to step down

Child sex abuse scandal causes Archbishop to step down Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Archbishop John Nienstedt was meant to assist Father John Sleckenstein for six months to complete projects for the Diocese of Kalamazoo, but was ...

What can we expect during Pope Francis' visit to Mexico?

What can we expect during Pope Francis' visit to Mexico? Watch

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By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

As Pope Francis' weeklong visit to Mexico draws near, anticipation is building not just for the presence of the Successor of Peter, but also ...

President of Iran asks Pope Francis for prayers, for a very good reason

President of Iran asks Pope Francis for prayers, for a very good reason Watch

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President Hasan Rouhani of Iran has met with Pope Francis at the Vatican, and has asked the Holy Father for prayers. The pair discussed Iran's ...

POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE: 'God hears the cry and he covenant' (FULL TEXT: English)

POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE: 'God hears the cry and he covenant' (FULL TEXT: English) Watch

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By Pope Francis, Libreria Editrice Vaticana

Dear brothers and sisters, good morning!In Sacred Scripture, God's mercy is present throughout the history of the people of Israel.

'Let us not waste this season of Lent': Pope Francis' special message

'Let us not waste this season of Lent': Pope Francis' special message Watch

Living Faith

By Ann Schneible, CNA/EWTN News

In his 2016 Lenten message, Pope Francis called the faithful to place special emphasis on the spiritual and corporal works of mercy this Lent, ...

'Man is called to things far greater than the universe': Priests calls Catholics to pray for jihadists

'Man is called to things far greater than the universe': Priests calls Catholics to pray for jihadists Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Father Jacques Philippe, a French priest and author, believes even ISIS fighters can turn their lives around with help from our Heavenly Father.

God can't be stopped by snow: Stranded March for Life participants celebrate Mass outside on snow alter

God can't be stopped by snow: Stranded March for Life participants celebrate Mass outside on snow alter Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Busloads of March for Life participants were stranded on a turnpike during a blizzard - but the storm wasn't enough to stop them from joining ...

'Evangelize the poor: this is the mission of Jesus; this is also the mission of the Church, and of all the baptized in the Church,' Pope says

'Evangelize the poor: this is the mission of Jesus; this is also the mission of the Church, and of all the baptized in the Church,' Pope says Watch

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By Ann Schneible, CNA/EWTN News

Pope Francis centered his Angelus address this Sunday on what it means to evangelize the poor, and how this is the mission of the Church.

Fierce, Sixteenth Century samurai one step closer to sainthood

Fierce, Sixteenth Century samurai one step closer to sainthood Watch

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By CNA/EWTN News

Pope Francis, making the Japanese warrior one among nine other causes eligible for sainthood, approved the martyrdom of a 16th-century Samurai ...

Second 'miracle' attributed to Blessed John Henry Newman under investigation by Vatican

Second 'miracle' attributed to Blessed John Henry Newman under investigation by Vatican Watch

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Declared one of the great intellectual minds of the Catholic Church, Victorian-era Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman may be closer to ...