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'Let us think of the Christmas of the Virgin Mary and St. Joseph': Pope Francis compares Christmas with COVID restrictions to first Christmas Watch

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People who pray for others are like God's antennas, Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday Vatican City (CNA) - In his address ... continue reading


'In-person worship matters': How COVID restrictions affect the faithful

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After Virginia's governor appeared to suggest that church attendance is immaterial to the act of worship, one theologian says that ... continue reading





A Benedictine Monk Reflects on Becoming a Light and Source of Joy for Others During Advent

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We need to believe that the Light of Christ is capable and ready to pierce our own particular darkness, to illuminate our hearts and give ... continue reading


The Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception: The Virgin Mary Lights The Path To A Fruitful Advent Watch

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The Church, explains John Paul II, "proceeds along the path already trodden by the Virgin Mary, who 'advanced in her pilgrimage of faith, ... continue reading


Archbishop Wilton Gregory to become first African-American cardinal

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Washington D.C. Archbishop, Wilton Gregory will become a prince of the Roman Catholic Church on Saturday during a ceremony at the Vatican. ... continue reading


The Economy of Francis - of both saint and pope

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The world - and especially the poor - needs a national and global economy that justly and fairly works for everyone.  The hungry, ... continue reading


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This year, Catholic Online, the world's Catholic Library, and Catholic Online School, are enjoying incredible growth. This is due to you ... continue reading


Pope Francis holds meeting with NBA players to discuss social justice Watch

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Five NBA players sat down with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, November 23, to have an open discussion about their individual ... continue reading


Congregation for the Clergy: Why We Celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe

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The Solemnity was initiated so that all the sons of the Church would be instructed, and their faithfulness sustained, by Catholic realism ... continue reading


'A heart open to God's will': Mary can teach us all how to pray fully Watch

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Pope Francis pointed to the Blessed Virgin Mary as a model of prayer that transforms restlessness into openness to God's will in his ... continue reading


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