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Ignatius Press to keep Benedict XVI listed as coauthor of new celibacy book Watch

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Amid still-unfolding controversy surrounding a new book on priestly celibacy, the book's US publisher says it plans to continue identifying ... continue reading

German bishops' news agency launches English edition Watch

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A news agency owned by the Catholic Church in Germany has launched an English language service, which it says will provide objective news ... continue reading

Architect calls for Notre-Dame's roof to be rebuilt of wood Watch

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A leading architect in France has urged that the roof of Notre-Dame de Paris be reconstructed out of wood, for the sake of the building's ... continue reading

Pope Francis: It is beautiful when babies cry at Mass Watch

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Pope Francis baptized 32 babies in the Sistine Chapel Sunday, telling parents not to worry if their children cry at Mass. Vatican City, ... continue reading

Benedict XVI, Cardinal Sarah pen book on priesthood, celibacy, crisis Watch

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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, have co-authored a book on the crisis ... continue reading

Vatican: Pope Francis not in favor of optional priestly celibacy Watch

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A Vatican spokesman said Monday that Pope Francis' position on priestly celibacy is "known," quoting the pontiff's remarks in a January ... continue reading

Pope Francis: God acts in the midst of our trials and failures Watch

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 Love for God is always fruitful, Pope Francis said Wednesday, stressing that Christ can bring good out of any circumstance -- even an ... continue reading

Solidarity, subsidiarity needed to provide medical care to all, pope says Watch

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The principles of solidarity and subsidiarity should be used together to ensure everyone, including the person experiencing poverty, has ... continue reading

Pope Francis apologizes for losing patience with woman who grabbed him Watch

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Pope Francis apologized Wednesday for losing his patience with a woman who grabbed his arm in St. Peter's Square on New Year's Eve. Vatican ... continue reading

Cardinal Grech, renowned theologian, dies at age 94 Watch

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Cardinal Prosper Grech, an internationally renowned theologian, died on Monday at the age of 94. Vatican City, (CNA) - Cardinal Prosper ... continue reading

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