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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


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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


Pope Francis asks families to put down their phones on Holy Family feast Watch

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On the feast of the Holy Family of Nazareth Sunday, Pope Francis encouraged families to get off their cell phones and talk to one another. ... continue reading


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