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Italian priest dies from COVID-19 after giving his ventilator to younger patient Watch

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An Italian priest has died after giving his ventilator to a younger patient whom he did not know. Fr. Giuseppe Berardelli, 72, was ... continue reading


Bet you didn't know these 10 things about St. Patrick and Ireland!

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The most kids know of St. Patrick 's Day is that you must wear green or you'll get a pinch from your friends. Adults see the day as an ... continue reading



St. Valentine: How a beheaded martyr became the poster child for romantic love Watch

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In most stores in the weeks leading up to St. Valentine's day, you're likely to find a plethora of pink and red cards, heart-shaped boxes ... continue reading


St. Timothy's relics moved to Rome for Week of Christian Unity Watch

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The relics of St. Timothy are in Rome this week for veneration during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Vatican City, (CNA) - The ... continue reading


Vatican official highlights confession on All Saints, All Souls Day Watch

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It is fitting for Catholics to go to confession on All Saints Day and All Souls Day, and to pray for the dead, the head of the Apostolic ... continue reading


Canonization cause opens for Australian woman who was a 'champion' of human dignity Watch

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On Wednesday, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP of Sydney announced the opening of the cause of canonization for Eileen O'Connor, a young ... continue reading



What Cardinal Newman can teach the modern world about freedom of conscience Watch

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The writings of newly-canonized St. John Henry Newman offer important reflections for contemporary society on freedom of conscience and the ... continue reading


This princess saint was not Harry Potter's owl: St. Hedwig of Silesia Watch

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Readers who find this story through a search engine probably were looking for information about Hedwig, Harry Potter's snowy owl. Wroclaw, ... continue reading


These are the four women being canonized with John Henry Newman Watch

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Pope Francis will canonize four women alongside John Henry Newman this Sunday. These women -- a stigmatist, a mystic, a Roman orphan, and ... continue reading


Will the real St. Francis please stand up? Watch

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St. Francis of Assisi is widely known for his life of poverty and love of creation. But there's a lesser known side to the friar as well a ... continue reading


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