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Edward Pentin
Such a visit, which featured a papal Mass and the signing of a fraternal Muslim-Catholic joint declaration condemning violence committed in the name of religion, was unthinkable until very recently.
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Date of the memorial is his ordination anniversary to the priesthood.
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The Holy Father reflected on his Feb. 3-5 journey at his Feb. 6 general audience.
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Prophetic papal document continues to inspire domestic churches 25 years later.
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Edward Pentin
Feb. 3-5 trip to the United Arab Emirates will provide gauge of regional relations between Muslims and Christians.
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Catholics should look to the example of Priscilla and Aquila, friends of St. Paul, Francis said in speech to Roman Rota.
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An Austrian priest and theologian has resigned from his position but maintains his innocence.
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Holy Father said he wants world’s bishops to receive a ‘catechesis’ on the suffering of abuse survivors, understand better the urgent reality of combating sexual abuse.
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Speaking aboard the papal plane from Panama to Rome, Francis said exception could only be considered for remote locales.
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Holy Father releases World Day of Social Communications message on the feast of St. Francis de Sales.
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Pope Francis, who is traveling to Panama City for World Youth Day, discussed upcoming trips with the media Jan. 23.
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Father Federico Lombardi published an article outlining his take on the Church’s most effective models of response.
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Edward Pentin
The meeting’s goal is to ensure bishops ‘clearly understand what they need to do to prevent and combat the worldwide problem of the sexual abuse of minors,’ a Vatican statement communicated.
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Solène Tadié
Before last week’s creation of Athletica Vaticana, the Vatican’s sporting engagement had been limited to unofficial soccer and cricket teams.
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Francis will visit the cities of Bucharest, Iaşi and Blaj and a Marian shrine in eastern Transylvania, at the end of May and beginning of June.
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The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is expected to formally assess the evidence and defense within the next week.
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The Holy Father reflected Jan. 6 on the Wise Men, who, bearing gifts, came to see the Child Jesus in Bethlehem.
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Father Paul Scalia
COMMENTARY: Until Jesus Christ, celibacy was virtually unknown. Our Lord’s celibacy revealed the essence of his mission, and manifested him as the Bridegroom of the Church.
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In a special weekday Angelus address, the Holy Father connected the imagery of the Child Jesus in the crib to his burial after the Crucifixion.
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On Christmas, Pope Francis prayed for peace and renewed brotherhood in Syria, Yemen, Venezuela, Nicaragua and other parts of the world experiencing conflict.
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Edward Pentin
The conference aimed to develop ‘best practices’ for addressing the touchy question of how to handle the growing number of closed churches and sacred places.
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Michael Warsaw
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Edward Pentin
The issue has so far been avoided by those preparing for the event, but now is highlighted in the wake of Francis’ recent forceful remarks about the problem.
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The Holy Father will travel to Bulgaria and Macedonia May 5-7, 2019, with a stop in the saint’s hometown of Skopje.
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The Pope sent letters to Cardinals George Pell, Francisco Javier Errazuriz and Laurent Monsengwo at the end of October to thank them for their service.
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Edward Pentin
The Holy See is one of the new agreement’s strongest supporters, but the Trump administration has rejected it as an unjustified intrusion on national sovereignty.
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The Dec. 8 beatification of the 19 Algerian martyrs will be held at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Holy Cross in Oran.
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Francis had a festive time and gave residents a holiday treat.
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Solène Tadie
The new body aims to realize Pope Francis’ desire to promote greater unity throughout the movement and enhance its key role in the Church’s evangelical and ecumenical outreach.
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Included is formation of a new oversight body for verifying departmental compliance with regulations and procedures.